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Square ice in a graphene sandwich

Films of ice less than 1 nanometre thick, sandwiched between sheets of graphene, have been observed to adopt a square lattice structure quite different from the widely occurring hexagonal structure of bulk ice. See Letter p.443

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Figure 1: Liquid droplets captured between two sheets.


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Soper, A. Square ice in a graphene sandwich. Nature 519, 417–418 (2015).

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