Physicists 'freeze time' to manipulate spin information in graphene
Researchers from the FOM Foundation and University of Groningen have found a way to preserve spin information for much longer than previously possible. They isolated the spin information from the influence ...
Startup scales up graphene production, develops biosensors and supercapacitors
An official of a materials technology and manufacturing startup based on a Purdue University innovation says his company is addressing the challenge of scaling graphene production for commercial applications.
Playing Lego on an atomic scale
In a perspective review written for Nature, Sir Andre and Dr Irina Grigorieva, from The University of Manchester, discuss how layered materials can be split into isolated atomic planes and then reassembled ...
Researchers report on discovery to make solar power less expensive and more efficient
(Phys.org) —University of Cincinnati researchers are reporting early results on a way to make solar-powered panels in lights, calculators and roofs lighter, less expensive, more flexible (therefore less ...
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Graphene rubber bands could stretch limits of current healthcare
New research published today in the journal ACS Nano identifies a new type of sensor that can monitor body movements and could help revolutionise healthcare.
Graphene growth on silver
Users from Northwestern University, working with the Center for Nanoscale Materials EMMD Group at Argonne, have demonstrated the first growth of graphene on a silver substrate.
Beyond graphene: Controlling properties of 2D materials
(Phys.org) —Researchers at The University of Manchester have shown how they can control the properties of stacks of two-dimensional materials, opening up opportunities for new, previously-unimagined electronic ...
Rational hybridization of N-doped graphene/carbon nanotubes for oxygen reduction and oxygen evolution reaction
Scientists at Tsinghua University, China, and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, have designed an intrinsic-disperse nanocarbon architecture hybridizing N-doped graphene and SWCNTs, which can serve ...
Two teams independently find that adding vibration helps couple light to graphene
New technique produces highly selective filter materials
Researchers have devised a way of making tiny holes of controllable size in sheets of graphene, a development that could lead to ultrathin filters for improved desalination or water purification.
Hybrid nanotube-graphene material promises to simplify manufacturing
(Phys.org) —Carbon nanotubes are reinforcing bars that make two-dimensional graphene much easier to handle in a new hybrid material grown by researchers at Rice University.
See-through, one-atom-thick, carbon electrodes powerful tool to study brain disorders
Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine and School of Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have used graphene—a two-dimensional form of carbon ...
What can a graphene sandwich reveal about proteins?
(Phys.org) —Stronger than steel, but only one atom thick - latest research using the 2D miracle material graphene could be the key to unlocking the mysteries around the structure and behaviour of proteins ...