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Silicon nanomembranes for fingertip electronics
The published version of the paper “Silicon nanomembranes for fingertip electronics” Ming Ying et al 2012 Nanotechnology 23 344004 doi:10.1088/0957-4484/23/34/344004 will be freely available online from Friday 10 August. It will be available from http://iopscience.iop.org/0957-4484/23/34/344004

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