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Stronger Graphene Oxide ‘Paper’ Made with Weaker Units

Counterintuitive discovery is likely applicable to other 2D materials.

Want to make a super strong material from nano-scale building blocks? Start with the highest quality building blocks, right?

Wrong — at least when working with “flakes” of graphene oxide (GO).

A new study from Northwestern University researchers shows that better GO “paper” can be made by mixing strong, solid GO flakes with weak, porous GO flakes.

Keep learning about their findings here.

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