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Research reveals exotic quantum states in double-layer graphene
Researchers from Brown and Columbia Universities have demonstrated previously unknown states of matter that arise in double-layer stacks of graphene, a two-dimensional nanomaterial. (2019-06-25)
Branching out: Making graphene from gum trees
Researchers have developed a cost-effective and eco-friendly way of producing graphene using one of Australia's most abundant resources, eucalyptus trees. (2019-06-23)
Millions with neurological diseases could find new option in neurostimulation devices
Purdue University researchers are using graphene to help people with neurological diseases who use implantable devices. (2019-06-20)
Using graphene and tiny droplets to detect stomach-cancer causing bacteria
A Japan-based research team led by Osaka University used graphene and microfluidics to identify stomach-cancer causing bacteria by detecting chemical reactions of the bacteria at the surface of the biosensor. (2019-06-20)
Crystal with a twist: Scientists grow spiraling new material
Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have created new inorganic crystals made of stacks of atomically thin sheets that unexpectedly spiral like a nanoscale card deck. (2019-06-20)
Developing a new type of refrigeration via force-driven liquid gas transition
A research team of Tohoku University, Nissan Motor Co., Shinshu University, and Okayama University made a groundbreaking discovery in the quest to replace hydrofluorocarbons in refrigeration systems with natural refrigerants such as water and alcohol. (2019-06-19)
OU physicists show novel Mott state in twisted graphene bilayers at 'magic angle'
A University of Oklahoma physics group sheds light on a novel Mott state observed in twisted graphene bilayers at the 'magic angle' in a recent study just published in Physical Review Letters. (2019-06-19)
A new 2D magnet draws future devices closer
EPFL scientists have discovered a new type of 2D magnetic material that can be integrated into spintronic devices. (2019-06-17)
Physics at the edge
In 2005, condensed matter physicists Charles Kane and Eugene Mele considered the fate of graphene at low temperatures. (2019-06-12)
Proof of sandwiched graphene-membrane superstructure opens up a membrane-specific drug delivery mode
Researchers from the Institute of Process Engineering (IPE) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Tsinghua University (THU) proved a sandwiched superstructure for graphene oxide (GO) that transport inside cell membranes for the first time. (2019-06-07)
Organic electronics: a new semiconductor in the carbon-nitride family
Teams from Humboldt-Universit├Ąt and the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin have explored a new material in the carbon-nitride family. (2019-06-06)
UV light may illuminate improvements for next generation electronic devices
NITech scientists have developed the method to make sure the mechanisms to connect between the two-dimensional layer of atoms and the semiconductors as perfect as possible, which will lead to develop novel optoelectronic devices. (2019-06-04)
Flexible generators turn movement into energy
Rice University researchers produce triboelectric nanogenerators with laser-induced graphene. The flexible devices turn movement into electrical energy and could enable wearable, self-powered sensors and devices. (2019-05-31)
Laser technique could unlock use of tough material for next-generation electronics
Researchers used a laser technique to permanently stress graphene into a structure that allows the flow of electric current, which is necessary for the material to be useful for next-generation electronics. (2019-05-30)
Direct methane conversion under mild conditions by thermo-, electro- or photocatalysis reviewed
A research group led by Professor DENG Dehui from the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences reviewed the latest progress in low-temperature methane conversion in thermocatalytic, electrocatalytic, and photocatalytic systems. (2019-05-27)
Mathematically designed graphene has improved electrocatalytic activity
An international research group has improved graphene's ability to catalyze the 'hydrogen evolution reaction,' which releases hydrogen as a result of passing an electronic current through water. (2019-05-24)
New flatland material: Physicists obtain quasi-2D gold
Researchers from the MIPT Center for Photonics and 2D Materials have synthesized a quasi-2D gold film, showing how materials not usually classified as two-dimensional can form atomically thin layers. (2019-05-23)
Plumbene, graphene's latest cousin, realized on the 'nano water cube'
Nagoya University-led researchers have created 'plumbene,' a 2D-honeycomb sheet of lead atoms. (2019-05-23)
Octopus-inspired wearable sensor
Wearable electronics that adhere to skin are an emerging trend in health sensor technology for their ability to monitor a variety of human activities, from heart rate to step count. (2019-05-22)
How to enlarge 2D materials as single crystals?
IBS scientists have presented a novel approach to synthesize large-scale of silicon wafer size, single crystalline 2D materials.They have found a substrate with a lower order of symmetry than that of a 2D material that facilitates the synthesis of single crystalline 2D materials in a large area. (2019-05-22)
Strain enables new applications of 2D materials
Superconductors' never-ending flow of electrical current could provide new options for energy storage and superefficient electrical transmission and generation. (2019-05-21)
Manipulating atoms one at a time with an electron beam
Researchers at MIT and elsewhere have found a way to manipulate the positions of individual atoms on a graphene sheet, which could be a first step to new quantum computing and sensing devices. (2019-05-17)
Washable, wearable battery-like devices could be woven directly into clothes
Washable, wearable 'batteries': based on cheap, safe and environmentally-friendly inks and woven directly into fabrics, have been developed by researchers at the University of Cambridge. (2019-05-15)
Researchers create 'force field' for super materials
Researchers have developed a revolutionary method to intricately grow and protect some of the world's most exciting nanomaterials -- graphene and carbon nanotubes (CNT). (2019-05-09)
Like submicroscopic spacecrafts: graphene flakes to control neuron activity
Like in a science fiction novel, miniscule spacecrafts able to reach a specific site of the brain and influence the operation of specific types of neurons or drug delivery: graphene flakes, the subject matter of the new study of the group of SISSA professor Laura Ballerini, open up future scenarios in research and for developing possible therapies for neurological diseases. (2019-05-09)
Substrate defects key to growth of 2D materials
Creating two-dimentional materials large enough to use in electronics is a challenge despite huge effort but now, Penn State researchers have discovered a method for improving the quality of one class of 2D materials, with potential to achieve wafer-scale growth in the future. (2019-05-09)
Development of graphene with enhanced speed of high frequency signal transmission
DGIST Professor Jae Eun Jang's team developed high frequency signal transmission line technology which maximizes carrier concentration of graphene using graphene-amorphous carbon junction structure. (2019-05-08)
Development of 'transparent and flexible battery' for power generation and storage at once
DGIST Senior Researcher Changsoon Choi's team developed single-layer graphene based multifunctional transparent devices. (2019-05-08)
Physicists propose perfect material for lasers
Weyl semimetals are a recently discovered class of materials, in which charge carriers behave the way electrons and positrons do in particle accelerators. (2019-05-08)
Quantum computing with graphene plasmons
A novel material that consists of a single sheet of carbon atoms could lead to new designs for optical quantum computers. (2019-05-06)
Stickier than expected: Hydrogen binds to graphene in 10 femtoseconds
Graphene is an extraordinary material consisting of pure carbon just a single atomic layer thick. (2019-05-03)
Researchers design a strategy to make graphene luminescent
A University of Cordoba research project is able to incorporate luminescence into this super material, paving a new way to continue expanding properties (2019-04-30)
Nanomaterials mimicking natural enzymes with superior catalytic activity and selectivity
A KAIST research team doped nitrogen and boron into graphene to selectively increase peroxidase-like activity and succeeded in synthesizing a peroxidase-mimicking nanozyme with a low cost and superior catalytic activity. (2019-04-30)
Graphene sponge helps lithium sulphur batteries reach new potential
To meet the demands of an electric future, new battery technologies will be essential. (2019-04-29)
Decoupled graphene thanks to potassium bromide
The use of potassium bromide in the production of graphene on a copper surface can lead to better results. (2019-04-29)
How to purify water with graphene
Scientists from the National University of Science and Technology 'MISIS' together with their colleagues from Derzhavin Tambov State University and Saratov Chernyshevsky State University have figured out that graphene is capable of purifying water, making it drinkable, without further chlorination. (2019-04-29)
New method proposed for studying hydrodynamic behavior of electrons in graphene
By studying how electrons in two-dimensional graphene can literally act like a liquid, researchers have paved the way for further research into a material that has the potential to enable future electronic computing devices that outpace silicon transistors. (2019-04-25)
New nanomaterial to replace mercury
Ultraviolet light is used to kill bacteria and viruses, but UV lamps contain toxic mercury. (2019-04-24)
Coal could yield treatment for traumatic injuries
Coal-derived graphene quantum dots, when modified with a polymer, are effective antioxidants. (2019-04-24)
Modified 'white graphene' for eco-friendly energy
Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU), together with colleagues from the United States and Germany, have found a way to obtain inexpensive catalysts from hexagonal boron nitride or ''white graphene''. (2019-04-22)
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