graphene

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noun graph·ene \ˈgra-ˌfēn\

Definition of graphene

  1. :  an extremely electrically conductive form of elemental carbon that is composed of a single flat sheet of carbon atoms arranged in a repeating hexagonal lattice

1985

First Known Use of graphene

1985


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