Graphene
A quantum magnet with a topological twist  PHYS.ORG · 10 hours
Taking their name from an intricate Japanese basket pattern, kagome magnets are thought to have electronic properties that could be valuable for future quantum devices and applications. Theories predict that some electrons in these... more
Carbon nanotubes can be produced in a new way by twisting ribbon-like graphene  nanowerk · 2 days
Researchers utilized symmetry, a time-worn concept of theoretical physics, to develop an effective method to run computer experiments on nanostructures under complex... more
GraphON: Conductive coatings and materials breakthrough  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Australia's national science agency, CSIRO, has created a breakthrough new form of graphitic material that's conductive, easy to apply and offers greater control over performance than graphene. more
GraphON: Conductive coatings and materials breakthrough  nanowerk · 3 days
Scientists have created a breakthrough new form of graphitic material that?s conductive, easy to apply and offers greater control over performance than graphene. more
Breakthrough in the search for graphene-based electronics  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A team of researchers from Denmark has solved one of the biggest challenges in making effective nanoelectronics based on graphene. more
Breakthrough in the search for graphene-based electronics  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
For 15 years, scientists have tried to exploit the "miracle material" graphene to produce nanoscale electronics. On paper, graphene should be great for just that: it is ultra-thin—only one atom thick and therefore two-dimensional,... more
Graphene 'sandwich' key to new electronics  nanowerk · 4 days
Researchers solved one of the challenges of making graphene nano-electronics effective: to carve out graphene to nanoscale dimensions without ruining its electrical properties. This allowed them to achieve electrical currents orders of magnitude higher than previously... more
Breakthrough in the search for graphene-based electronics  nanowerk · 5 days
A team of researchers have solved one of the biggest challenges of making effective nanoelectronics based on graphene. more
Graphene-based wearables for health monitoring, food inspection and night vision  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Scientists have developed dozens of new graphene-based prototypes. These technologies aim to turn mobile phones into life saving devices. more
Extraordinary tensile strength and ductility of scalable nanoporous graphene  Science Magazine · 1 week
While the compressive strength-density scaling relationship of ultralight cellular graphene materials has been extensively investigated, high tensile strength and ductility have not been realized in the theoretically strongest carbon materials... more
Graphene and 2D materials on track to innovative applications  nanowerk · 1 week
A collection of articles on EU-funded research in the field of graphene is now available in free, accessible PDF. more
Superior noise control using graphene  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Noise is a dangerous worldwide environmental pollutant: at normal levels found in cities it can induce annoyance, stress and fluctuations in sleep patterns which in turn increase the risk of type-2 diabetes, arterial hypertension, myocardial infarction, and stroke. more
Defect-free graphene might solve lithium-metal batteries' dendrite problem  nanowerk · 1 week
The formation of dendrites on the metal electrodes of lithium metal batteries causes safety and performance concerns. To avoid dendrites, researchers are experimenting with new battery electrolyte chemistries, new separator technologies, and... more
Laser-induced graphene gets tough, with help  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Laser-induced graphene combines with many materials to make tough, conductive composites for wearable electronics, anti-icing, antimicrobial applications, sensors and water treatment. more
Laser-induced graphene gets tough, with help  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Laser-induced graphene (LIG), a flaky foam of the atom-thick carbon, has many interesting properties on its own but gains new powers as part of a composite. more
Laser-induced graphene gets tough, with help  nanowerk · 1 week
Researchers combine conductive foam with other materials for capable new composites. more
'Magnetic graphene' switches between insulator and conductor  nanowerk · 1 week
Researchers have found that certain ultra-thin magnetic materials can switch from insulator to conductor under high pressure, a phenomenon that could be used in the development of next-generation electronics and memory storage devices. more
Hyperbolic metamaterials enable nanoscale 'fingerprinting'  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Hyperbolic metamaterials are artificially made structures that can be formed by depositing alternating thin layers of a conductor such as silver or graphene onto a substrate. One of their special abilities is supporting the propagation of a very... more
Empa researchers investigate the safety of graphene for humans  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Graphene, a single layer of hexagonally arranged carbon atoms, is regarded as the miracle material of the future: it is flexible, transparent, strong, can assume different electrical properties and has... more
Researchers discover new method to quantify graphene at the cellular level  nanowerk · 2 weeks
A recent study presents a new, combination-based way to quantify and analyze the effect of graphene at the single cell level. more
First transport measurements reveal intriguing properties of germanene  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Germanene is a 2-D material derived from germanium and related to graphene. As it is not stable outside the vacuum chambers in which is it produced, no real measurements of its electronic... more
New carbon materials for high-voltage supercapacitors  nanowerk · 2 weeks
The new material is a sheet made from a continuous three-dimensional framework of graphene mesosponge, a carbon-based material containing nanoscale pores. more
How safe is graphene?  nanowerk · 2 weeks
A comprehensive review, developed as part of the European graphene flagship project with the participation of Empa researchers, investigated this question. more
Researchers use artificial neural networks to streamline materials testing  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Investigators have paired artificial neural networks (ANN) with dynamic mechanical analysis to quickly formulate and provide analytics on theoretical graphene-enhanced advanced composites. more
Nano-infused ceramic could report on its own health  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Ceramics with networked nanosheets of graphene and white graphene would have the unique ability to alter their electrical properties when strained. The surprising ability could lead to new types of structural sensors. more
The subtle role of surfaces in ion stickiness  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
How ions stick to surfaces greatly influences vital processes in everything from water purifiers to batteries. For decades, scientists have debated the mechanics of such binding, or adsorption. Certain ions in water... more
The subtle, but significant, role of surfaces in ion stickiness  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Direct interactions dominate ion adsorption to aqueous graphene, a process central to vital processes in energy technology. more
‘Electron Liquid’ Created at Room Temperature  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
A team of physicists at the University of California, Riverside, has produced the first ‘electron-hole liquid’ at room temperature. In their experiments, University of... more
Researchers use artificial neural networks to streamline materials testing  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Optimizing advanced composites for specific end uses can be costly and time consuming, requiring manufacturers to test many samples to arrive at the best formulation. Investigators at the NYU Tandon... more
Researchers use artificial neural networks to streamline testing graphene composites  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Researchers have designed a machine learning system employing artificial neural networks (ANN) capable of extrapolating from data derived from just one sample, thereby quickly formulating and providing analytics... more
Large-scale synthesis of metal nanoclusters with thermal shocks  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Researchers report significant advances in developing a high-temperature, fast nanomanufacturing technique for the large-scale production of ultra small metal nanoclusters decorated in a graphene host matrix. The size and morphology of the... more
Graphene biosensor could provide early lung cancer diagnosis  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
The wonder-material graphene could hold the key to unlocking the next generation of advanced, early stage lung cancer diagnosis. more
Graphene biosensor could provide early lung cancer diagnosis  nanowerk · 3 weeks
A team of scientists has developed a new technique that could create a highly sensitive graphene biosensor with the capability to detect molecules of the most common lung cancer biomarkers. more
Graphene biosensor could provide early lung cancer diagnosis, research shows  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The wonder-material graphene could hold the key to unlocking the next generation of advanced, early stage lung cancer diagnosis. more
Graphene could hold key to unlock next generation of early lung cancer diagnosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The wonder-material graphene could hold the key to unlocking the next generation of advanced, early stage lung cancer diagnosis. more
Supercomputing helps study of two-dimensional materials  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
High-performance computing helps researchers understand experiments for observing real-time motion of lithium atoms in bi-layer graphene, paving the way for designing new materials for batteries and other electronics. more
Supercomputing helps study two-dimensional materials  nanowerk · 3 weeks
High-performance computing helps researchers understand experiments for observing real-time motion of lithium atoms in bi-layer graphene, paving the way for designing new materials for batteries and other electronics. more
Magnetic graphene switches between insulator and conductor  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Researchers have found that certain ultra-thin magnetic materials can switch from insulator to conductor under high pressure, a phenomenon that could be used in the development of next-generation electronics and memory storage devices. more
Graphene crinkles can be used as 'molecular zippers'  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
New research shows that electrically charged crinkles in layered graphene can be useful in the directed self- assembly of molecules. more
Graphene crinkles can be used as 'molecular zippers'  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A decade ago, scientists noticed something very strange happening when buckyballs—soccer ball shaped carbon molecules—were dumped onto a certain type of multilayer graphene, a flat carbon nanomaterial. Rather than rolling around randomly... more
Graphene crinkles can be used as 'molecular zippers'  nanowerk · 3 weeks
New research shows that electrically charged crinkles in layered graphene can be useful in the directed self- assembly of molecules. more
Waterproof graphene electronic circuits  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Water molecules distort the electrical resistance of graphene, but a team of researchers has discovered that when this two-dimensional material is integrated with the metal of a circuit, contact resistance is not impaired by humidity. This finding will help to... more
Breakthrough in graphene research: Large, stable pieces of graphene produced with unique edge pattern  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Bay, fjord, cove, armchair and zigzag—chemists use terms such as these to describe the shapes taken by the edges of... more
Waterproof graphene electronic circuits  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Water molecules distort the electrical resistance of graphene, but a team of European researchers has discovered that when this two-dimensional material is integrated with the metal of a circuit, contact resistance is not impaired by humidity. This finding will help... more
Waterproof graphene electronic circuits  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Water molecules distort the electrical resistance of graphene, but a team of researchers has discovered that when this two-dimensional material is integrated with the metal of a circuit, contact resistance is not impaired by humidity. more
Graphene: Large, stable pieces of graphene produced with unique edge pattern  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Graphene is a promising material for use in nanoelectronics. Its electronic properties depend greatly, however, on how the edges of the carbon layer are formed. Zigzag... more
Graphene researchers are wild about zigzags  nanowerk · 4 weeks
Breakthrough in graphene research: large, stable pieces of graphene produced with unique edge pattern. more
Scientists investigate graphene's effect on light-wave interaction  nanowerk · 4 weeks
Scientists investigated the character of Stimulated Brillouin scattering of low-concentration graphene nanoparticle suspensions in N-methyl-2-pyrrolidone (NMP) and water. more
'GO dough' makes graphene easy to shape and mold  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A team has turned graphene oxide into a soft, moldable and kneadable play dough that can be shaped and reshaped into free-standing, three-dimensional structures. more
'GO dough' makes graphene easy to shape and mold  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A Northwestern University team is reshaping the world of graphene—literally. more
'GO dough' makes graphene easy to shape and mold  nanowerk · 4 weeks
New form of graphene oxide is fun to play with -- and solves manufacturing challenges. more
Engineers develop novel strategy for designing tiny semiconductor particles for wide-ranging applications  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Two-dimensional (2-D) transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs) nanomaterials such as molybdenite (MoS2), which possess a similar structure as graphene, have been donned the materials of... more
New graphene-based implant can record low frequency brain activity  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A newly developed graphene-based implant can record electrical activity in the brain at extremely low frequencies and over large areas, unlocking the wealth of information found below 0.1 Hz. more
Unlocking graphene's superconducting powers with a twist and a squeeze  nanowerk · 4 weeks
Researchers have developed a new method to finely tune adjacent layers of graphene to induce superconductivity. Their research provides new insights into the physics underlying this two-dimensional material's... more
Unlocking graphene's superconducting powers with a twist and a squeeze  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Teaser: A Columbia-led team has discovered a new method to manipulate the electrical conductivity of this game-changing material, the strongest known to man with applications ranging from nano-electronic... more
Tuning superconductivity in twisted bilayer graphene  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Materials with flat electronic bands often exhibit exotic quantum phenomena owing to strong correlations. An isolated low-energy flat band can be induced in bilayer graphene by simply rotating the layers to 1.1°, resulting in the appearance... more
Graphene can hear your brain whisper  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A newly developed graphene-based implant can record electrical activity in the brain at extremely low frequencies and over large areas, unlocking the wealth of information found below 0.1 Hz. more
Creating a roadmap for 2-D materials  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The rapid growth of research on 2-D materials – materials such as graphene and others that are a single or few atoms thick – is fueled by the hope of developing better performing sensors for health... more
Graphene can hear your brain whisper  nanowerk · 4 weeks
A newly developed graphene-based implant can record electrical activity in the brain at extremely low frequencies and over large areas, unlocking the wealth of information found below 0.1 Hz. more
Laser-induced graphene gets tough, with help
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