Graphene

Set to open its doors next year, the new £60 million center will accelerate the commercial pace of graphene and two-dimensional materials in the U.K.
by The University of Manchester
12:26pm
10.20.2017
Pinning DNA-sized ribbons of carbon to a gas sensor can boost its sensitivity far better than any other known carbon material.
by Scott Schrage, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
12:18pm
10.20.2017
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An international team fabricated graphene into a pyramid about 60 nanometers tall, which is about 200 times larger than the thickness of a graphene sheet.
11:28am
9.27.2017
A nanomaterials scientist with stomach pains accidentally discovered that honey is an effective, non-toxic substitute for the manipulation of the current and voltage characteristics of graphene.
by Katherine Connor, Space And Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific Public Affairs
9:31am
9.22.2017
Scientists visualize unstained chains of atoms, called polymers, moving inside tiny graphene pockets under electron microscopes.
by Institute for Basic Science
11:47am
9.20.2017
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This research also sheds light on the Hofstadter butterfly phenomenon.
by Sian Fogden, Graphene Flagship
10:19am
9.20.2017
Scarce metals are found in a wide range of everyday objects around us. They are complicated to extract, difficult to recycle, and so rare that several of them have become “conflict minerals” which can promote conflicts and oppression.
by Chalmers University of Technology
11:54am
9.19.2017
Simulations and analysis provide new atomic-scale clues to material's enhanced hydrogen storage properties.
by Glenn Roberts Jr., Berkeley Lab
9:51am
9.14.2017
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A new study reports a terahertz saturable absorber with an order of magnitude higher absorption modulation than other devices produced to date.
by Sian Fogden, Graphene Flagship
12:02pm
9.12.2017
A group of researchers have discovered a stretchy miracle material that could be used to create highly resistant smart devices and scratch-proof paint for cars.
by Queen's University Belfast
10:06am
9.8.2017
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An international team of researchers has developed a graphene-based coating for desalination membranes that is more robust and scalable than current nanofiltration membrane technologies.
by Pennsylvania State University
10:41am
9.5.2017
Materials that are atomically thin can be thought as membranes.
by University of Arkansas
10:45am
9.1.2017
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Graphene may revolutionize electronics. But first, researchers need to get its electrons under control.
by U.S. Department of Energy
1:19pm
8.31.2017
Salvador Barazza-Lopez, associate professor of physics at the University of Arkansas, is part of a team that published a review article on the properties of strained graphene and other strained two-dimensional atomic materials in the Reports of...
by University of Arkansas
1:12pm
8.30.2017
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory were able to successfully manipulate the electronic structure of graphene, which may enable the fabrication of graphene transistors—faster and more reliable than existing silicon-based...
by Ames Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy
12:55pm
8.30.2017
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At the Technical University of Munich (TUM), Jürgen Kraus has manufactured self-supporting graphene membranes, and at the same time systematically investigated and optimized the growth of the graphene crystals. He was awarded the Evonik Research...
by Technical University of Munich
12:41pm
8.28.2017
The properties of a new light-weight, high-strength, flame-resistant and elastic metamaterial give it a potential use in a bevy of applications.
by Kenny Walter, Digital Reporter, R&D Magazine
9:07am
8.24.2017
A new understanding of the physics of conductive materials has been uncovered by scientists observing the unusual movement of electrons in graphene.
by University of Manchester
8:03am
8.24.2017
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New black phosphorous inks are compatible with conventional inkjet printing techniques for optoelectronics and photonics.
by Aalto University
9:45am
8.18.2017
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have discovered a new use for carbonated water that will have major impact on the manufacture of the world’s thinnest, flattest and one of its most useful materials—graphene.
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1:47pm
8.17.2017
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Scientists have created a device based on a bilayer of graphene and boron nitride which shows unprecedented spin transport efficiency at room temperature.
by Sian Fogden, Graphene Flagship
10:38am
8.15.2017
A new featherweight, flame-resistant and super-elastic "metamaterial" has been shown to combine high strength with electrical conductivity and thermal insulation, suggesting potential applications from buildings to aerospace.
by Purdue University
12:39pm
8.10.2017
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There are so many 2D materials with such a wide variety of properties that scientists can effectively use them to design and build new 3D materials with the exact characteristics they want. This idea of an atomic-scale “Lego set” creates potentially...
by Elton Santos and Andrew Beckinsale, Queen's University Belfast
10:26am
8.9.2017
Researchers have created a new type of non-liquid lubricant that has been shown to reduce friction and wear significantly under the extreme conditions found in various applications, from air compressors to missile systems.
by Purdue University
9:46am
8.8.2017
Chemists have produced a catalyst based on laser-induced graphene that splits water into hydrogen on one side and oxygen on the other side.
by Rice University
11:43am
8.4.2017
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A material scientist at Michigan Technological University invented a novel approach to take carbon dioxide and turn it into 3-D graphene with micropores across its surface.
by Michigan Technological University
1:24pm
8.3.2017
A team of researchers at the National Graphene Institute at The University of Manchester have shown that even the gas within which 2-D material stacks are assembled can affect the structure and properties of the materials.
by University of Manchester
12:36pm
8.2.2017
A new flexible, transparent solar cell has been developed at MIT. The device combines low-cost organic (carbon-containing) materials with electrodes of graphene. This advance in solar technology was enabled by a novel method of depositing a one-atom...
by Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1:05pm
7.31.2017
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Rice University scientists have made wood into an electrical conductor by turning its surface into graphene. The researchers used a laser to blacken a thin film pattern onto a block of pine. The pattern is laser-induced graphene (LIG), a form of the...
by Rice University
12:52pm
7.31.2017
Essential electronic components, such as diodes and tunnel barriers, can be incorporated in single graphene wires (nanoribbons) with atomic precision.
by Aalto University
1:08pm
7.26.2017
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A little fluorine turns an insulating ceramic known as white graphene into a wide-bandgap semiconductor with magnetic properties. Rice University scientists said that could make the unique material suitable for electronics in extreme environments.
by Rice University
12:59pm
7.17.2017
The rapidly developing science and technology of graphene and atomically-thin materials has taken another step forward with new research from The University of Manchester.
by University of Manchester
10:14am
7.14.2017
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Researchers and students in the Graphene Flagship are preparing for two experiments in collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA) to test the viability of graphene for space applications. The experiments will test graphene in zero-gravity...
by Graphene Flagship
1:36pm
7.7.2017
By combining graphene with another two-dimensional material, researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have created a prototype of a transistor-like device for future computers, based on what is known as spintronics.
by Chalmers University of Technology
1:19pm
7.5.2017
Engineers have fabricated a functional dialysis membrane from a sheet of graphene — a single layer of carbon atoms, linked end to end in hexagonal configuration like that of chicken wire. The graphene membrane, about the size of a fingernail, is...
by MIT
10:45am
6.30.2017
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The world's lightest 3-D printed structure is so lightweight that it can be placed on top of a cotton ball or the petals of a flower.
by Kansas State University
11:56am
6.29.2017
Researchers have created sensors by suspending a two-dimensional sheet of hexagonal boron nitride (h-BN), or "white graphene," over small holes in a silicon substrate.
by Delft University of Technology
1:22pm
6.28.2017
Using an off-the-shelf camera flash, researchers turned an ordinary sheet of graphene oxide into a material that bends when exposed to moisture. They then used this material to make a spider-like crawler and claw robot that move in response to...
by Optical Society of America
1:19pm
6.26.2017
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Nanotechnologists from Rice University and China’s Tianjin University have used 3-D laser printing to fabricate centimeter-sized objects of atomically thin graphene.
by Rice University
9:58am
6.21.2017
Scientists have discovered a new chemical method that enables graphene to be incorporated into a wide range of applications while maintaining its ultra-fast electronics.
by University of Illinois at Chicago
11:26am
6.16.2017
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