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Nokia begins to work with graphene

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Forget diamonds, now graphene is the strongest material in the world. And all the developers already want to "twirl it in their hands". It seems that Nokia wants to be the first in the graphene race. The Finnish phone maker said today that it has received $1.35 billion from the European Union to research the supermaterial over 10 years.
Nokia begins to work with graphene
"Nokia is proud to be involved in this project, plus we have a lot of work to do in this area – we first worked with graphene in 2006, " says Nokia CTO Henry Tirri. "Since then, we’ve been looking for areas of modern computer technology where we can apply the new material. We’ve already come a long way, but I’m sure the greatest discoveries are yet to come."
In addition to being the strongest substance (300 times stronger than steel), graphene also has a number of specific properties. It is also the thinnest material discovered by man, only one atom thick, and also the lightest. It is made of two-dimensional crystals and looks roughly like scotch tape, only infinitely thinner. Graphene is also transparent, conducts electricity better than copper, and bends at will to take any shape.
Using graphene, Nokia will be able to create incredibly lightweight, durable and less prone to overheating devices.
"We’ve reached a tipping point in our work with graphene. We’re on the cusp of a graphene revolution, " says Jani Kivioja, research director at Nokia’s research center. "Early on, we discovered a cheap way to produce metal, which led to an industrial revolution. Then there was silicon. Now it’s the turn of graphene."
Cambridge University video on the properties of graphene :

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