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Scientists sort through bilayer graphene

An international team of scientists has organized the available bibliographic data on bilayer graphene, a high-potential material with possible applications in electronics and optics. The review paper was published in Physics ...

date12 hours ago in Nanomaterials
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Ultra-fast, ultra-sensitive PtSe2 gas sensors

Researchers from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland have shown that PtSe2, a little-studied transition metal dichalcogenide has potential for a variety of uses. In particular, PtSe2 is an excellent high performance gas sensor, ...

dateJan 13, 2017 in Nanomaterials
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Scientists create first 2-D electride

(Phys.org)—Researchers have brought electrides into the nanoregime by synthesizing the first 2D electride material. Electrides are ionic compounds, which are made of negative and positive ions. But in electrides, the negative ...

dateJan 11, 2017 in Nanomaterials feature
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2-D materials enhance a 3-D world

In the past decade, two-dimensional, 2-D, materials have captured the fascination of a steadily increasing number of scientists. These materials, whose defining feature is having a thickness of only one to very few atoms, ...

dateJan 10, 2017 in Nanomaterials
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