Graphene paints a corrosion-free future
The surface of graphene, a one atom thick sheet of carbon, can be randomly decorated with oxygen to create graphene oxide; a form of graphene that could have a significant impact on the chemical, pharmaceutical ...
Study shows graphene able to withstand a speeding bullet
Penta-graphene, a new structural variant of carbon, discovered
Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University and universities in China and Japan have discovered a new structural variant of carbon called "penta-graphene" - a very thin sheet of pure carbon that has a ...
Breakthrough synthesis method to speed commercialization of graphene
Samsung Electronics announced a breakthrough synthesis method to speed the commercialization of graphene, a unique material ideally suited for electronic devices. Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology ...
Making graphene in your kitchen
Graphene has been touted as a wonder material—the world's thinnest substance, but super-strong. Now scientists say it is so easy to make you could produce some in your kitchen.
Could hemp nanosheets topple graphene for making the ideal supercapacitor?
As hemp makes a comeback in the U.S. after a decades-long ban on its cultivation, scientists are reporting that fibers from the plant can pack as much energy and power as graphene, long-touted as the model ...
Future batteries: Lithium-sulfur with a graphene wrapper
What do you get when you wrap a thin sheet of the "wonder material" graphene around a novel multifunctional sulfur electrode that combines an energy storage unit and electron/ion transfer networks? An extremely ...
Graphene's love affair with water
Graphene has proven itself as a wonder material with a vast range of unique properties. Among the least-known marvels of graphene is its strange love affair with water.
Thermal vision: Graphene light detector first to span infrared spectrum
The first room-temperature light detector that can sense the full infrared spectrum has the potential to put heat vision technology into a contact lens.
Scientists fabricate defect-free graphene, set record reversible capacity for Co3O4 anode in Li-ion batteries
Graphene origami opens up new spintronics features
Team finds electricity can be generated by dragging saltwater over graphene
Team aims to create graphene nanoribbon 'wires' capable of carrying information thousands of times faster
"Ballistic transport " – it sounds like a blast into the future. And it is.