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Graphene, Thinnest Material in the World Could Boost Internet Speeds Over Tenfolds

Katia Moskvitch reporting in BBC: "Scientists from Manchester and Cambridge universities, have found a way to improve its sensitivity when used in optical communications systems. Their discovery paves the way for faster electronic components, such as the receivers used in fibre optic data connections. Graphene was discovered in 2004 and has been hailed as a 'wonder material'."

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