Electronic congestion in the microchips of the future
(Phys.org) -- Electrons within some materials can stick together like cars on a traffic jam. Swiss researchers studying promising materials for the future of electronics have been able to highlight this phenomenon
Research group creates highly sensitive photodetector from graphene and quantum dots
New research could mean faster computers and better mobile phones
Graphene and carbon nanotubes could improve the electronics used in computers and mobile phones, reveals new research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
A new paper made of graphene and protein fibrils
(Phys.org) -- Researchers led by Raffaele Mezzenga, a professor in Food and Soft Materials Science, have created a new nanocomposite made of graphene and protein fibrils: a special paper, which combines the ...
Graphene-based terahertz devices: The wave of the future
People use electromagnetic energy every day watching television, listening to the radio, popping corn with a microwave, taking an X-ray or using a cellphone. This energy travels in the form of waves, ...
Nano-factory promises great things for graphene science
Forty times stronger than steel and conducting electricity ten times better than silicon, graphene is the wonder material that could one day replace silicon in microchips. Now the University is opening a new ...
GraphExeter: New graphene-based material could revolutionise electronics industry
(Phys.org) -- The most transparent, lightweight and flexible material ever for conducting electricity has been invented by a team from the University of Exeter.
Graphene found to emit infrared light
New material shares many of graphene's unusual properties
Graphene, a single-atom-thick layer of carbon, has spawned much research into its unique electronic, optical and mechanical properties. Now, researchers at MIT have found another compound that shares many ...
Graphene boosts efficiency of next-gen solar cells
(Phys.org) -- The coolest new nanomaterial of the 21st century could boost the efficiency of the next generation of solar panels, a team of Michigan Technological University materials scientists has discovered.
Two-dimensional boron has potential advantages over graphene
(Phys.org) -- When is nothing really something? When it leads to a revelation about boron, an element with worlds of unexplored potential.
First atomic-scale real-time movies of platinum nanocrystal growth in liquids
They won't be coming soon to a multiplex near you, but movies showing the growth of platinum nanocrystals at the atomic-scale in real-time have blockbuster potential. A team of scientists with the Lawrence ...
Graphene lenses: 2-D electron shepherds
Researchers discover that a deformed layer of graphene can focus electrons similar to the way an optical lens bends light.
UWM discovery advances graphene-based electronics
(Phys.org) -- Scientists and engineers at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) have discovered an entirely new carbon-based material that is synthesized from the wonder kid of the carbon ...