News tagged with carbon particles

Bilayer graphene works as an insulator

A research team led by physicists at the University of California, Riverside has identified a property of "bilayer graphene" (BLG) that the researchers say is analogous to finding the Higgs boson in particle physics.

dateJan 24, 2012 in Nanomaterials
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Supramolecules get time to shine

( -- What looks like a spongy ball wrapped in strands of yarn -- but a lot smaller -- could be key to unlocking better methods for catalysis, artificial photosynthesis or splitting water into hydrogen, according ...

dateJul 12, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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Earth is getting dustier, model suggests

( -- If the house seems dustier than it used to be, it may not be a reflection on your housekeeping skills. The amount of dust in the Earth's atmosphere has doubled over the last century, according to a new study; ...

dateJan 05, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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