Physics team calculates that graphene disks could be complete optical absorbers
Graphene: Supermaterial goes superpermeable
Graphene is one of the wonders of the science world, with the potential to create foldaway mobile phones, wallpaper-thin lighting panels and the next generation of aircraft. The new finding at the University ...
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 ...
Graphene: Impressive capabilities on the horizon
The Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), along with other funding agencies, helped a Rice University research team make graphene suitable for a variety of organic chemistry applicationsespecially the promise ...
Graphene enhances many materials, but leaves them wettable
Graphene is the thinnest material known to science. The nanomaterial is so thin, in fact, water often doesn't even know it's there.
Iridescence and superhydrophobicity combined on one surface
Flaky graphene makes reliable chemical sensors
Scientists from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the company Dioxide Materials have demonstrated that randomly stacked graphene flakes can make an effective chemical sensor.
Graphene quantum dots: The next big small thing
A Rice University laboratory has found a way to turn common carbon fiber into graphene quantum dots, tiny specks of matter with properties expected to prove useful in electronic, optical and biomedical applications.
Hydrogen advances graphene use
Physicists at Linköping University have shown that a dose of hydrogen or helium can render the "super material" graphene even more useful.
Slippery when stacked: Theorists quantify the friction of graphene
(PhysOrg.com) -- Similar to the way pavement, softened by a hot sun, will slow down a car, graphenea one-atom-thick sheet of carbon with wondrous propertiesslows down an object sliding across its ...
Graphene reveals its magnetic personality
(PhysOrg.com) -- Can organic matter behave like a fridge magnet? Scientists from The University of Manchester have now shown that it can.
Graphene rips follow rules: Simulations show carbon sheets tear along energetically favorable lines
Research from Rice University and the University of California at Berkeley may give science and industry a new way to manipulate graphene, the wonder material expected to play a role in advanced electronic, mechanical and ...
Researchers measure and model inhomogeneous energy landscapes in graphene
(PhysOrg.com) -- If graphene is to live up to its promise as a revolutionary component of future electronics, the interactions between graphene and the surrounding materials in a device must be understood and controlled. ...
Researchers enhance graphene to enable multicolor photodetection
(PhysOrg.com) -- Graphene, a one-atomthick layer of carbon lattice with a honeycomb structure, is seen as an attractive semiconductor material for use in future electronics and optoelectronics because ...