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Contact: Morgan McCorkle
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DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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Caption: Electron microscopy at Oak Ridge National Laboratory has demonstrated that silicon atoms (seen in white) can act like "atomic antennae" in graphene to transmit an electronic signal at the atomic scale.

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