A quick recap of AFRL and AFOSR news mentions over the past week.
April 2, 2012
Old Disco Trick Unlocks Graphene’s High Tech Potential
Dry ice once gained notoriety as a fog enabler at innumerable 1970’s discotheques, and now it is being revived to hustle a 21st century breakthrough material out of the lab and into commercial use. Researchers from South Korea and Case Western Reserve University are developing a way to manufacture large quantities of graphene based on little more than dry ice and a canister filled with stainless steel balls.