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Amid the frenzy of worldwide research on atomically thin materials like graphene, there is one area that has eluded any systematic analysis—even though this information could be crucial to a... more
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Atomic-scale capillaries block smallest ions, thanks to graphene  nanowerk · 2 weeks
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