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Graphene structures created with 3D printing

Super-strong, super-light, durable-yet-flexible two-dimensional material graphene is often hailed as the wonder material of the future. Able to conduct both heat and electricity with great efficiency, its potential for use in electronics manufacturing is enormous -- OLEDs, batteries, transistors …

Nanotech

Graphene breakthrough is a step closer to a phone battery that lasts for a week

Graphene is an incredible conductor that's super-thin, super-strong and super-flexible, and it could be boosting your smartphone's battery a lot …

Nanotube implants show diagnostic potential

Devices could track insulin levels in the body or sniff out cancerous cells.<p>The future of medical sensors may be going down the tubes. Chemists are …

Black phosphorus surges ahead of graphene

A Korean team of scientists tune BP's band gap to form a superior conductor, allowing for the application to be mass produced for electronic and …

Nanotech

Can graphene make the world’s water clean?

<i>This post is part of a series examining the connections between nanotechnology and the top 10 trends facing the world, as described in the Outlook on</i> …

nanotechnology

Laser-burned graphene gains metallic powers

Rice University scientists find possible replacement for platinum as catalyst<p>HOUSTON - (Aug. 20, 2015) - Rice University chemists who developed a …

Nanotech

Graphene oxide's secret properties revealed at atomic level

A research team found that graphene oxide's inherent defects give rise to a surprising mechanical property<p>Since its discovery, graphene has captured …

Nanotech

BBC Radio 4 - In Business, Graphene

How will graphene change the world?

<i>This interview is part of a blog series with Young Scientists ahead of the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2015, which takes place in Dalian,</i> …

Nanotech

Graphene "Decorated" With Lithium Becomes a Superconductor

Photo: Konstantin Inozemtsev/Getty ImagesGraphene is a conductor unlike anything seen before. Electrons are able to travel though it without …

Nanotech

Phagraphene, a 'relative' of graphene, discovered

A group of scientists from Russia, the USA and China, led by Artyom Oganov from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), using computer …

Nanotech

Graphene takes on a new dimension

Graphene is the modern go-to material for scientists and engineers looking to create all manner of new electronic devices. From ultra-frugal light …

Nanotech

Graphene: The Material Of Tomorrow

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Graphene

Graphene's potential sparks a flurry of mining companies exploring for graphite

It is 200 times stronger than steel, as transparent as glass, flexible and can conduct electricity more efficiently than copper.<p>Fundamentally, …

Mining

A graphene-based sensor that is tunable and highly sensitive

<b>Reconfiguring graphene in real time to see the molecule's structure</b><p>There is more to it. In addition to identifying the presence of nanometric …

nanotechnology

Graphene electrons share the heat

Simple thermodynamics describes how fast oscillating electric fields lead to carrier heating in graphene<p>Graphene - a one-atom-thick sheet of carbon …

Nanotech

Britain Is Building the First Graphene Light Bulb

The carbon super-material will light up the world<p>British firm Graphene Lighting built a lightbulb that it says will cut energy use by 10 percent compared to ordinary LED bulbs, while outlasting them and costing less. It's supposedly doing it with graphene, the wonder material of the near-future …

Light Bulbs

Graphene gets competition

09.07.2015<p><b>Graphene, the only one atom thick carbon network, achieved overnight fame with the 2010 Nobel Prize. But now comes competition: Such layers</b> …

nanotechnology

3D ‘white graphene’ could keep electronics cool

Three-dimensional structures of boron nitride might be the right stuff to keep small electronics cool.<p>Rice University researchers Rouzbeh Shahsavari …

Nanotech

Folding graphene like origami may allow us to wear sensors in our skin

Material scientists have found a way to apply the ancient art of kirigami – a way of building complex structures by cutting and folding paper – to …

Nanotech

Graphene sensor could detect drugs and proteins in your body

The one-atom-thick substance can now be used to detect molecules in the human body.Read more...

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Graphene's Twin Stanene is Here

It’s been two years since scientist have been trying finding more about the existence of stanene, which is said to be graphene’s closest relative in …

Graphene is missing ingredient to help supercharge batteries for life on the move

While our gadgets these days are constantly getting smaller and more powerful, the development of commercial batteries both small enough and with …

Clean Energy

This Scientist Invented a Simple Way to Mass-Produce Graphene

Finally, a better method for making the material of the future<p>Caltech's David Boyd has done what scientists have been struggling to do for years: He says he's figured out a cheap, easy way to make graphene, and to make a lot of it. The kicker? He's using technology from the 1960s.<p>Cooking up graphene<p>…

How to Make Graphene Using Supersonic Buckyballs - MIT Technology Review

Graphene is one of the wonder materials of our age. It is some 200 times stronger than steel, it is an extraordinary conductor of heat and …

Nanotech

Two-Dimensional Titanium Supermaterial Does What Graphene Cannot

It can turn its conductivity on and off.<p>Graphene may not be the only game in town when it comes to two-dimensional supermaterials. Researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have fabricated titanium trisulfide, which has something graphene doesn't: the ability to turn off its …

Laser turns graphene into catalyst for fuel cells

Chemists have found a way to embed metallic nanoparticles into graphene and turn the material into a useful catalyst for fuel cells and other …

Nanotech

How Tiny Ribbons of Graphene Could Power a Faster Transistor - MIT Technology Review

A new way to make ultrathin ribbons of graphene could give the promising electronic material the edge it needs to finally become practical for use in …

Graphene Manufactured Using Tea Tree Extract Paving Way For Cheaper Method: Study

Graphene -- which is capable of outperforming steel and Kevlar in bulletproof vests, and has uses in solar cells, electrical circuits and medicine -- …