News tagged with graphene

Interactions in designer materials unveiled

The fascinating properties of graphene—a single layer of carbon atoms—have been widely celebrated. Not only does graphene exhibit remarkable physics, it also shows great promise for new applications, like flexible display ...

dateNov 29, 2016 in Nanomaterials
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Making flawless graphene coatings

Graphene, the ultra-thin wonder material just a single carbon atom in thickness, holds the promise of such impressive applications as wear-resistant, friction-free coatings. But first manufacturers have to be able to produce ...

dateNov 29, 2016 in Nanomaterials
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Graphene coated motorcycle helmet launched

The Graphene Flagship presents an early success story in translating graphene's properties to marketable technologies. This autumn sees the commercial launch of a motorcycle helmet that benefits from the inclusion of graphene. ...

dateNov 25, 2016 in Nanomaterials
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Graphene plasmons reach the infrared

Graphene's unique properties can be both a blessing and a curse to researchers, especially to those at the intersection of optical and electronic applications. These single-atom thick sheets feature highly mobile electrons ...

dateNov 14, 2016 in Nanomaterials
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Graphene balloons show their colors

Researchers from the Graphene Flagship have found a new potential application for graphene: mechanical pixels. By applying a pressure difference across graphene membranes, the perceived color of the graphene can be shifted ...

dateNov 07, 2016 in Nanomaterials
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