Scientists shoot carbon nanotubes out of high-speed gun (w/ video)
Molecular self-assembly controls graphene-edge configuration
A research team headed by Prof. Patrick Han and Prof. Taro Hitosugi at the Advanced Institute of Materials Research (AIMR), Tohoku University discovered a new bottom-up fabrication method that produces defect-free ...
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Scientists investigate how electric current flows in multilayer 2-D materials
The chemical battle inside instantaneous energy storage devices
When you're merging onto the Beltway around the nation's capital, you want to go from 20 to 70 mph now. Supercapacitors, often built from a two-dimensional material called graphene, have the potential to ...
Graphene quantum dot flash memories look promising for data storage
Proposed graphene cardboard has highly tunable properties
First-ever high-resolution images of a molecule as it breaks and reforms chemical bonds
When Felix Fischer of the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) set out to develop nanostructures made of graphene using a new, controlled approach to chemical reactions, ...
Doped graphene nanoribbons with potential
Graphene is a semiconductor when prepared as an ultra-narrow ribbon – although the material is actually a conductive material. Researchers from Empa and the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research have ...
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Competition for graphene: Researchers demonstrate ultrafast charge transfer in new family of 2-D semiconductors
(Phys.org) —A new argument has just been added to the growing case for graphene being bumped off its pedestal as the next big thing in the high-tech world by the two-dimensional semiconductors known as ...
Physicists find a new way to push electrons around
When moving through a conductive material in an electric field, electrons tend to follow the path of least resistance—which runs in the direction of that field.
Team develops ultra sensitive biosensor from molybdenite semiconductor
Move over, graphene. An atomically thin, two-dimensional, ultrasensitive semiconductor material for biosensing developed by researchers at UC Santa Barbara promises to push the boundaries of biosensing technology ...