Scientists shoot carbon nanotubes out of high-speed gun (w/ video)
Researchers grind nanotubes to get nanoribbons
A simple way to turn carbon nanotubes into valuable graphene nanoribbons may be to grind them, according to research led by Rice University.
Graphene nanoribbons grow due to domino-like effect
Team builds implantable piezoelectric nanoribbon devices strong enough to power pacemaker (w/ Video)
The latest fashion: Graphene edges can be tailor-made
Theoretical physicists at Rice University are living on the edge as they study the astounding properties of graphene. In a new study, they figure out how researchers can fracture graphene nanoribbons to get ...
Aerogel catalyst shows promise for fuel cells
(Phys.org)—Graphene nanoribbons formed into a three-dimensional aerogel and enhanced with boron and nitrogen are excellent catalysts for fuel cells, even in comparison to platinum, according to Rice University ...
Ballistic transport in graphene suggests new type of electronic device
Using electrons more like photons could provide the foundation for a new type of electronic device that would capitalize on the ability of graphene to carry electrons with almost no resistance even at room ...
Nanoribbon film keeps glass ice-free: Team refines deicing film that allows radio frequencies to pass
Rice University scientists who created a deicing film for radar domes have now refined the technology to work as a transparent coating for glass.
From the bottom up: Manipulating nanoribbons at the molecular level
Narrow strips of graphene called nanoribbons exhibit extraordinary properties that make them important candidates for future nanoelectronic technologies. A barrier to exploiting them, however, is the difficulty ...
Understanding graphene's electrical properties on an atomic level
(Phys.org) —Graphene, a material that consists of a lattice of carbon atoms, one atom thick, is widely touted as being the most electrically conductive material ever studied. However, not all graphene is ...
Lab unzips nanotubes into ribbons by shooting them at a target
(Phys.org) —Carbon nanotubes "unzipped" into graphene nanoribbons by a chemical process invented at Rice University are finding use in all kinds of projects, but Rice scientists have now found a chemical-free ...
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.
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.
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 ...