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Nanophysics 12 hours ago

Self-generating yarn made from graphene oxide strands

A team of researchers from Zhejiang University, Xi'an Jiaotong University and Monash University has developed a way to bind multiple strands of graphene oxide into a thick cable. In their paper published in the journal Science, ...

Bio & Medicine May 05, 2021

Like a Trojan horse, graphene oxide can act as a carrier of organic pollutants to fish

Graphene is a two-dimensional nanomaterial composed of carbon and formed by a single layer of densely packed carbon atoms. The high mechanical strength and significant electrical and thermal properties of graphene mean that ...

Nanophysics Apr 16, 2021

Generation of super-resolved optical needle and multifocal array using graphene oxide metalenses

In a new publication from Opto-Electronic Advances, researchers led by Professor Baohua Jia at Swinburne University of Technology, Victoria, Australia, Professor Cheng-Wei Qiu at National University of Singapore, Singapore ...

Materials Science Apr 15, 2021

Water purification system engineered from wood, with help from a microwave oven

Researchers in Sweden have developed a more eco-friendly way to remove heavy metals, dyes and other pollutants from water. The answer lies in filtering wastewater with a gel material taken from plant cellulose and spiked ...

Materials Science Apr 23, 2021

'Planar and curved' pyrrole-fused azacoronenes

Recent study on synthetic approaches toward polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) such as graphene with a well-defined structure have attracted much attention. A research group at Ehime University has been studying the ...

Nanophysics Apr 20, 2021

2D nanomaterial MXene: The perfect lubricant for rovers

You can lubricate a bicycle chain with oil, but what do you do with a Mars rover or a red-hot conveyor belt in the steel industry? Very special nanomaterials have now been studied by the TU Wien together with research groups ...

Bio & Medicine Mar 10, 2021

Graphene nanoparticles and their influence on neurons

Effective, specific, with a reversible and non-harmful action: the identikit of the perfect biomaterial seems to correspond to graphene flakes, the subject of a new study carried out by SISSA—International School for Advanced ...

Superconductivity Mar 10, 2021

Research predicts the high-temperature topological superconductivity of twisted double-layer copper oxides

Two-dimensional (2D) materials, such as graphene or transition metal dichalcogenides, can sometimes be assembled into bilayers with a twist between individual layers. In recent years, many researchers have been investigating ...

Nanophysics Feb 26, 2021

Sub-diffraction optical writing enables data storage at the nanoscale

The total amount of data generated worldwide is expected to reach 175 zettabytes (1 ZB equals 1 billion terabytes) by 2025. If 175 ZB were stored on Blu-ray disks, the stack would be 23 times the distance to the moon. There ...

Nanomaterials Feb 22, 2021

Graphene oxide membranes could reduce paper industry energy costs

The U.S. pulp and paper industry uses large quantities of water to produce cellulose pulp from trees. The water leaving the pulping process contains a number of organic byproducts and inorganic chemicals. To reuse the water ...

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