News tagged with boron nitride

Stacking 2-D materials produces surprising results

( —Graphene has dazzled scientists, ever since its discovery more than a decade ago, with its unequalled electronic properties, its strength and its light weight. But one long-sought goal has proved elusive: how ...

dateMay 16, 2013 in Nanophysics
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Graphene's high-speed seesaw

A new transistor capable of revolutionizing technologies for medical imaging and security screening has been developed by graphene researchers from the Universities of Manchester and Nottingham.

dateApr 30, 2013 in Nanophysics
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Probing atomic chicken wire

( -- Graphene, the material that makes up pencil "lead," could someday make electronic devices smaller, faster and more energy-efficient. Providing the first detailed analysis of graphene on boron nitride, a UA-led ...

dateMar 01, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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