- The plant used is called Melaleuca alternifolia, and it’s the same one used to make a variety of essential oils in traditional medicine.
- Unlike current methods, the new method also works at relatively low temperatures, does not require catalysts, and does not rely on methane or other nonrenewable, toxic, or explosive precursors.
- Going forward, the team believes that this type of graphene production holds tremendous potential for applications in next-gen memory devices called memristors, which are capable of storing memory in their levels of electrical resistance.
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