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Graphene balloons show their colors

Researchers from the Graphene Flagship have found a new potential application for graphene: mechanical pixels. By applying a pressure difference across graphene membranes, the perceived color of the graphene can be shifted ...

dateNov 07, 2016 in Nanomaterials
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Light drives single-molecule 3-wheelers

Scientists at Rice University and at the University of Graz, Austria, are driving three-wheeled, single-molecule "nanoroadsters" with light and, for the first time, seeing how they move.

dateNov 04, 2016 in Nanophysics
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On-chip observation of THz graphene plasmons

Researchers developed a technique for imaging THz photocurrents with nanoscale resolution, and applied it to visualize strongly compressed THz waves (plasmons) in a graphene photodetector. The extremely short wavelengths ...

dateNov 04, 2016 in Nanomaterials
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Adding hydrogen to graphene

Adding hydrogen to graphene could improve its future applicability in the semiconductor industry, when silicon leaves off. Researchers at the Center for Multidimensional Carbon Materials (CMCM), within the Institute for Basic ...

dateNov 03, 2016 in Nanomaterials
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