An illustration shows sheets of graphene oxide that self-assemble into the floors and walls of structured foam with help from platelets of hexagonal boron nitride that bind the sheets together. The tough, ultralight foam was created by materials scientists at Rice University. 

Source: news.rice.edu

Rice University lab uses atom-thick materials to make ultralight foam

Tough, ultralight foam of atom-thick sheets can be made to any size and shape through a chemical process invented at Rice University.

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