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Materials

BASF And Vorbeck Link For Graphene

by Michael McCoy
December 22, 2008 | APPEARED IN VOLUME 86, ISSUE 51

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Credit: Vorbeck
Vorbeck applies functional groups to its Vor-x graphene.
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Credit: Vorbeck
Vorbeck applies functional groups to its Vor-x graphene.

BASF and Vorbeck Materials have established a joint research program to develop composites based on graphene, an atom-thick sheet of graphite that has been called the strongest, most conductive known material. Vorbeck has licensed technology from Princeton University to manufacture single-sheet graphene on the ton scale. The partners are targeting graphene dispersions for electrically conductive coatings.

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