News tagged with graphene

Graphene performs under pressure

Scientists at The University of Manchester have fabricated highly miniaturised pressure sensors using graphene membranes which can detect minute changes in pressure with high sensitivity, over a wide range of operating pressures.

dateNov 08, 2017 in Nanomaterials
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Heat-dissipating shoes with graphene soles

The ability of graphene to add functionality to common objects has been exploited in footwear with better thermal properties. Developed by Graphene Flagship partners Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy, in collaboration ...

dateNov 02, 2017 in Nanomaterials
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Graphene sensors detect HIV DNA

Leiden and Jülich researchers discovered an elegant and simple approach to improve the sensitivity of graphene biosensors. These so-called 'next generation graphene electronic biochemical sensor devices' are able to detect ...

dateOct 27, 2017 in Nanomaterials
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Taming 'wild' electrons in graphene

Graphene - a one-atom-thick layer of the stuff in pencils - is a better conductor than copper and is very promising for electronic devices, but with one catch: Electrons that move through it can't be stopped.

dateOct 23, 2017 in Nanomaterials
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