Graphene nanoribbons an ice-melting coat for radar
(Phys.org) —Ribbons of ultrathin graphene combined with polyurethane paint meant for cars is just right for deicing sensitive military radar domes, according to scientists at Rice University.
Through a nanopore, ionically: Graphene quantum transistor for next-generation DNA sensing
Transistors made from graphene nanoribbons make efficient magnetic field sensors
Graphene a single layer of carbon atoms packed in a hexagonal lattice has a number of appealing properties owing to its two-dimensional geometry. It has, for one thing, good electrical conductivity ...
Flattened nanotubes are full of potential: Researchers reveal details of 'closed-edge graphene nanoribbons'
(Phys.org) -- Squashed nanotubes may be ripe with new possibilities for scientists, according to a new study by Rice University.
Graphene nanoribbons grow due to domino-like effect
New material synthesized: graphene nanoribbons inside of carbon nanotubes
Physicists from Umea University have found an efficient way to synthesize graphene nanoribbons directly inside of single-walled carbon nanotubes. The result was recently published in the scientific journal ...
Electronic life on the edge: Scientists discover the edge states of graphene nanoribbons
(PhysOrg.com) -- As far back as the 1990s, long before anyone had actually isolated graphene a honeycomb lattice of carbon just one atom thick theorists were predicting extraordinary properties ...
Researchers control conduction, surface states in topological insulator nanoribbons
In recent years, topological insulators have become one of the hottest topics in physics. These new materials act as both insulators and conductors, with their interior preventing the flow of electrical currents while their ...
Long and narrow, free of defects, and soluble: graphene nanoribbons by bottom-up synthesis
(PhysOrg.com) -- Electronic components based on graphene could render our current silicon-based electronics obsolete. Graphene, a more recently discovered form of carbon, consists of two-dimensional sheets ...
Nanoribbons for graphene transistors
In the recent issue of Nature, European scientists from Empa and the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research report how they have managed for the first time to grow graphene ribbons that are just a few ...
A Tiny Defect That May Create Smaller, Faster Electronics
(PhysOrg.com) -- When most of us hear the word 'defect', we think of a problem that has to be solved. But a team of researchers at the University of South Florida (USF) created a new defect that just might ...
Decorated with Electric Current, Nanoribbons Align with Expectations
(PhysOrg.com) -- A bizarre substance predicted to shrink electronics and give quantum physicists a new tabletop toy behaves pretty much as its designers expected.
Rice researchers unzip the future
Scientists at Rice University have found a simple way to create basic elements for aircraft, flat-screen TVs, electronics and other products that incorporate sheets of tough, electrically conductive material.
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