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    Discussion in 'Mechanical Design news & events' started by GarethW, Apr 22, 2011.

    1. GarethW

      GarethW Chief Clicker Staff Member

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      Amazing stuff!
       
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    3. xmechanic

      xmechanic Active Member

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      Re: New graphene material is paper-thin 10 x stronger than s

      Cool, I might be able to use that
       
    4. GarethW

      GarethW Chief Clicker Staff Member

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      Re: New graphene material is paper-thin 10 x stronger than s

      More info folks:

      Here's the press release from the Univerity of Technology, Sydney.
      http://newsroom.uts.edu.au/news/2011/04/a-breakthrough-on-paper-thats-stronger-than-steel

      Here's a link to a scientific paper on the material by its originators:
      http://jap.aip.org/resource/1/japiau/v109/i1/p014306_s1?isAuthorized=no

      The paper costs US$28. Here's the abstract of the paper:

       

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