Atom-thick CCD could capture images: Scientists develop two-dimensional, light-sensitive material
An atomically thin material developed at Rice University may lead to the thinnest-ever imaging platform.
Hybrid ribbons a gift for powerful batteries: Vanadium oxide - graphene material works well for lithium-ion storage
Hybrid ribbons of vanadium oxide (VO2) and graphene may accelerate the development of high-power lithium-ion batteries suitable for electric cars and other demanding applications.
Engineers develop graphene-based biosensor that works in three ways at once
(Phys.org)—One of nanotechnology's greatest promises is interacting with the biological world the way our own cells do, but current biosensors must be tailor-made to detect the presence of one type of protein, ...
Printed CNT transistor circuits may lead to cheaper OLED displays
New kind of solar cell could capture significantly more energy than current cells
New solar cells could increase the maximum efficiency of solar panels by over 25%, according to scientists from the University of Cambridge.
Trees go high-tech: Process turns cellulose into energy storage devices
Based on a fundamental chemical discovery by scientists at Oregon State University, it appears that trees may soon play a major role in making high-tech energy storage devices.
Understanding graphene's electrical properties on an atomic level
(Phys.org) —Graphene, a material that consists of a lattice of carbon atoms, one atom thick, is widely touted as being the most electrically conductive material ever studied. However, not all graphene is ...
Half-millimeter-thick battery could be worn in a wrinkle-smoothing patch
New research shows that graphene is able to seal holes in itself automatically
Bendable battery and LED make up the first functional all-flexible electronic system
Nanogenerator's output triples previous record
Researchers make breakthrough in battery technology
Researchers at the Materials and Surface Science Institute (MSSI), University of Limerick have made a significant breakthrough in the area of rechargeable battery technology. There is an ever-increasing demand ...
When aluminum outshines gold: Research details aluminum's valuable plasmonic properties
(Phys.org) —Humble aluminum's plasmonic properties may make it far more valuable than gold and silver for certain applications, according to new research by Rice University scientists.