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Graphene production

New solutions to a new problem

Two independent teams have shown that it is possible to produce stable suspensions of single-layer graphene from graphite crystals using chemical techniques.

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Figure 1: Small-angle dark-field transmission electron microscope image of a defect-free graphene monolayer that has been deposited by Coleman and co-workers5 from a liquid-phase dispersion onto the microscope grid (also made of carbon).


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Zhu, J. New solutions to a new problem. Nature Nanotech 3, 528–529 (2008).

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