Graphene's superstrength

Scientists believe that graphene may change the world of electronics

By Stephen Ornes, 00:00 AM December 17, 2008

Don’t look now, but the future of electronics may be as close as the pencil in your hand.

Don’t look now, but the future of electronics may be as close as the pencil in your hand.

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Big technology comes in tiny packages. New cell phones, music players and personal computers get smaller every year, which means these electronics require even smaller components on the inside. Engineers are looking for creative ways to build these components, and they’ve turned their eyes to graphene, a superthin material that could change the future of electronics.

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