News tagged with conduct electricity

How graphene's electrical properties can be tuned

An accidental discovery in a physicist's laboratory at the University of California, Riverside provides a unique route for tuning the electrical properties of graphene, nature's thinnest elastic material. This route holds ...

dateSep 26, 2011 in Nanophysics
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New method found for controlling conductivity

A team of researchers at MIT has found a way to manipulate both the thermal conductivity and the electrical conductivity of materials simply by changing the external conditions, such as the surrounding temperature. And the ...

dateApr 29, 2011 in Condensed Matter
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Caltech researchers design a new nanomesh material

(PhysOrg.com) -- Computers, light bulbs, and even people generate heat—energy that ends up being wasted. With a thermoelectric device, which converts heat to electricity and vice versa, you can harness that otherwise wasted ...

dateSep 23, 2010 in Nanomaterials
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