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Creating atomic scale nanoribbons

Silicon crystals are the semiconductors most commonly used to make transistors, which are critical electronic components used to carry out logic operations in computing. However, as faster and more powerful processors are ...

dateJan 19, 2017 in Nanophysics
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Nanoribbons in solutions mimic nature

Graphene nanoribbons (GNRs) bend and twist easily in solution, making them adaptable for biological uses like DNA analysis, drug delivery and biomimetic applications, according to scientists at Rice University.

dateAug 15, 2016 in Nanophysics
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Rice de-icer gains anti-icing properties

Rice University scientists have advanced their graphene-based de-icer to serve a dual purpose. The new material still melts ice from wings and wires when conditions get too cold. But if the air is above 7 degrees Fahrenheit, ...

dateMay 23, 2016 in Nanomaterials
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