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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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