Graphene
Graphene foam material harvests water from air  nanowerk · 4 days
A newly developed graphene nanocomposite foam realizes water harvesting through a capture-release cycle. more
Graphene gives a tremendous boost to future terahertz cameras  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
In a recent study, researchers developed a novel graphene-enabled photodetector that operates at room temperature, is highly sensitive, fast, has a wide dynamic range, and covers a broad range of... more
Graphene gives a tremendous boost to future terahertz cameras  nanowerk · 6 days
A new study reports on the development of a graphene-enabled detector for terahertz light that is faster and more sensitive than existing room-temperature technologies. more
Graphene gives a tremendous boost to future terahertz cameras  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Scientists have developed a novel graphene-enabled photodetector that operates at room temperature, is highly sensitive, very fast, has a wide dynamic range and covers a broad range of THz frequencies. more
Graphene-based foam stays soft and squishy even at super cold temperatures  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
A team of researchers with members from Nankai University in China and Rice University in the U.S. has developed a type of foam that retains its... more
A new graphene foam stays squishy at the coldest temperatures  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
Researchers have now made a material that is superelastic even at extremely cold temperatures, which could be helpful in space. more
Super-elasticity of three-dimensionally cross-linked graphene materials all the way to deep cryogenic temperatures  Science Magazine · 1 week
Until now, materials with high elasticity at deep cryogenic temperatures have not been observed. Previous reports indicated that graphene and carbon nanotube–based... more
New ways to image, characterize unique material  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers have imaged and modeled the unique geometry of 2D borophene, a material that could surpass the promises of graphene for electronic, thermal, optical and other applications. more
Scientists drill into white graphene to create artificial atoms  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
By drilling holes into a thin two-dimensional sheet of hexagonal boron nitride with a gallium-focused ion beam, scientists have created artificial atoms that generate single photons, which work in air... more
Scientists drill into white graphene to create artificial atoms  nanowerk · 1 week
Patterned on a microchip and working in ambient conditions, the atoms could lead to rapid advancements in new quantum-based technology. more
Electron-phonon instability in graphene revealed by global and local noise probes  Science Magazine · 1 week
Understanding and controlling nonequilibrium electronic phenomena is an outstanding challenge in science and engineering. By electrically driving ultraclean graphene devices out of equilibrium, we observe an... more
Researchers find new ways to image, characterize unique material  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Graphene can come from graphite. But borophene? There's no such thing as borite. more
Wonder material: Individual 2D phosphorene nanoribbons made for the first time  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Tiny, individual, flexible ribbons of crystalline phosphorus have been made in a world first, and they could revolutionize electronics and fast-charging battery technology. Since the isolation... more
New hybrid energy method could fuel the future of rockets, spacecraft for exploration  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Graphene, a new material with applications in biomedical technology, electronics, composites, energy and sensors, may soon help send rockets to space. more
Graphene coating could help prevent lithium battery fires  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers report that graphene -- wonder material of the 21st century -- may take the oxygen out of lithium battery fires. more
New hybrid energy method using graphene could fuel the future of rockets, spacecraft  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Graphene, a new material with applications in biomedical technology, electronics, composites, energy and sensors, may soon help send rockets to space. more
Graphene coating could help prevent lithium battery fires  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Researchers report that graphene may take the oxygen out of lithium battery fires. more
Graphene coating could help prevent lithium battery fires  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Lithium batteries are what allow electric vehicles to travel several hundred miles on one charge. Their capacity for energy storage is well known, but so is their tendency to occasionally catch on... more
Evidence of pair-density wave (PDW) in spin-valley locked systems  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The isolation of graphene more than a decade ago transformed the landscape of condensed-matter physics, as the single-atom-thick, two-dimensional material exhibited high crystal and electronic quality to represent a conceptually... more
Squeezed nanocrystals: A new model predicts their shape when blanketed under graphene  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientists have developed a model for predicting the shape of metal nanocrystals or 'islands' sandwiched between or below two-dimensional (2D) materials such as graphene.... more
Electrically assisted 3D printing of nacre-inspired structures with self-sensing capability  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Lightweight and strong structural materials attract much attention due to their strategic applications in sports, transportation, aerospace, and biomedical industries. Nacre exhibits high strength and toughness from the... more
A new model predicts squeezed nanocrystal shape when blanketed under graphene  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In a collaboration between the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory and Northeastern University, scientists have developed a model for predicting the shape of metal nanocrystals... more
Squeezed nanocrystals: A new model predicts their shape when blanketed under graphene  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Scientists have developed a model for predicting the shape of metal nanocrystals or 'islands' sandwiched between or below two-dimensional (2D) materials such as graphene.... more
New record on the growth of graphene single crystals  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Graphene, especially the graphene single crystal, is a star material for future photonics and electronics due to its unique properties, such as giant intrinsic charge carrier mobility, record thermal conductivity,... more
Harnessing the spin of electrons to power tech devices  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Scientists are using principles in quantum science and engineering to build a graphene-based logic device. This new technology will improve the energy efficiency of battery-dependent devices from cell phones to... more
Team harnesses spin of electrons to power tech devices  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Building on the Air Force's need to develop tech devices that require minimal charging in the field, the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is using principles in quantum... more
Harnessing photonics for at-home disease detection  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
With nothing more than a photonic chip and an ordinary camera, researchers have managed to count biomolecules one by one in a small sample and determine their position. Their tiny device -- a marriage of optics... more
Teaching computers to intelligently design 'billions' of possible materials  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Discovering how atoms—such as a single layer of carbon atoms found in graphene, one of the world's strongest materials—work to create a solid material is currently a major research topic... more
New record on the growth of graphene single crystals  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Researchers have explored the rapid growth of large graphene single crystal on liquid Cu based on the liquid metal chemical vapor deposition strategy. more
Biopsy alternative: Wearable graphene oxide device captures cancer cells from blood  nanowerk · 3 weeks
A prototype wearable device, tested in animal models, can continuously collect live cancer cells directly from a patient's blood. more
New research explores graphene-silicon devices for photonics applications  nanowerk · 4 weeks
Researchers have engineered a silicon-graphene device that can transmit radiofrequency waves in less than a picosecond at a sub-terahertz bandwidth. more
New research explores graphene-silicon devices for photonics applications  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
If you use a smartphone, laptop, or tablet, then you benefit from research in photonics, the study of light. At the University of Delaware, a team led by Tingyi Gu, an assistant... more
New CRISPR-powered device detects genetic mutations in minutes  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A team of engineers at the University of California, Berkeley and the Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) of The Claremont Colleges combined CRISPR with electronic transistors made from graphene to create a new... more
Graphene transfer using an off-the-shelf office laminator  nanowerk · 4 weeks
An international team of researchers has demonstrated a simple method for transferring A4-size sheets of CVD graphene from copper foils onto a target substrate using a commercially available polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) polymer foil as... more
Team harnesses spin of electrons to power tech devices
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