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Crystals aligned through graphene

Graphene has been used as a 'transparent' layer that allows single crystals of a material to be grown on a substrate, and then lifted off — in much the same way that baking paper lets cakes be removed easily from tins. See Letter p.340

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Figure 1: Remote epitaxy through graphene.

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