Graphene coating transforms fragile aerogels into superelastic materials
Graphene researchers create 'superheated' water that can corrode diamonds
A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) led by Professor Loh Kian Ping, Head of the Department of Chemistry at the NUS Faculty of Science, has successfully altered the properties of water, making ...
Engineers make golden breakthrough to improve electronic devices
(Phys.org) —A Kansas State University chemical engineer has discovered that a new member of the ultrathin materials family has great potential to improve electronic and thermal devices.
Graphene 'onion rings' have delicious potential
Concentric hexagons of graphene grown in a furnace at Rice University represent the first time anyone has synthesized graphene nanoribbons on metal from the bottom up—atom by atom.
Invention allows clear photos in dim light
Cameras fitted with a new revolutionary sensor will soon be able to take clear and sharp photos in dim conditions, thanks to a new image sensor invented at Nanyang Technological University (NTU).
Major leap towards graphene for solar cells: Graphene retains its properties even when coated with silicon
Dr. Marc Gluba and Professor Dr. Norbert Nickel of the HZB Institute for Silicon Photovoltaics have shown that graphene retains its impressive set of properties when it is coated with a thin silicon film. ...
Intrinsically unstacked double-layer graphene for high-rate lithium-sulfur batteries
By introducing a large number of protuberances on graphene layers during chemical vapor deposition (CVD) synthesis, scientists have fabricated intrinsically unstacked double-layer graphene with a high specific surface area, ...
Scientists find 3-D material that mimics 2-D graphene
(Phys.org) —Graphene—the thinnest and strongest known material in the universe and a formidable conductor of electricity and heat – gets many of its amazing properties from the fact that it occupies ...
Team builds first integrated graphene digital circuit to function at gigahertz frequencies
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.
Semiconducting graphene: Fabrication on patterned silicon carbide produces bandgap to advance graphene electronics
By fabricating graphene structures atop nanometer-scale "steps" etched into silicon carbide, researchers have for the first time created a substantial electronic bandgap in the material suitable for room-temperature ...
Graphene-boron mix shows promise for lithium-ion batteries
Frustration led to revelation when Rice University scientists determined how graphene might be made useful for high-capacity batteries.
Wonder material silicene has suicidal tendencies
The semiconductor industry of the future had high expectations of the new material silicene, which shares a lot of similarities with the 'wonder material' graphene. However, researchers of the MESA+ Research ...
How graphene and friends could harness the Sun's energy
(Phys.org) —Combining wonder material graphene with other stunning one-atom thick materials could create the next generation of solar cells and optoelectronic devices, scientists have revealed.