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Controlling Edge Morphology in Graphene Layers Using Electron Irradiation: From Sharp Atomic Edges to Coalesced Layers Forming Loops

Bibliographic reference Cruz-Silva, E. ; Botello Mendez, Andrés Rafael ; Barnett, Z. M. ; Jia, X. ; Dresselhaus, M. S. ; et. al. Controlling Edge Morphology in Graphene Layers Using Electron Irradiation: From Sharp Atomic Edges to Coalesced Layers Forming Loops. In: Physical Review Letters, Vol. 105, no. 4 (2010)
Permanent URL http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/33660
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