News tagged with graphene

Large single-crystal graphene is possible

Thanks to its conductivity, strength and flexibility, graphene is considered as one of the most likely substitutes for silicon and other materials. However, it has not yet resulted in industrial applications. High-quality ...

dateJul 26, 2017 in Nanomaterials
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Chemical route to electronic devices in graphene

Essential electronic components, such as diodes and tunnel barriers, can be incorporated in single graphene wires (nanoribbons) with atomic precision. The goal is to create graphene-based electronic devices with extremely ...

dateJul 25, 2017 in Nanomaterials
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Heat-loving quantum oscillations

The rapidly developing science and technology of graphene and atomically-thin materials has taken another step forward with new research from The University of Manchester.

dateJul 14, 2017 in Quantum Physics
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Zero gravity: Graphene for space applications

Researchers and students in the Graphene Flagship are preparing for two exciting experiments in collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA) to test the viability of graphene for space applications. Both experiments ...

dateJul 07, 2017 in Nanomaterials
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The spin in graphene can be switched off

By combining graphene with another two-dimensional material, researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have created a prototype of a transistor-like device for future computers, based on what is known as spintronics. ...

dateJul 05, 2017 in General Physics
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