Graphene

Physicists Engineer Ferroelectricity In Boron Nitride

Ultrathin materials made of a single layer of atoms have riveted scientists’ attention since the isolation of the first such material — graphene — about 17 years ago. Among other advances since then, researchers including those from a...
Related topics: Physics

Read More →

Graphene Valleytronics: Paving The Way To Small-sized Room-temperature Quantum Computers

Valleytronics is an emerging field in which valleys—local minima in the energy band structure of solids—are used to encode, process, and store quantum information. Though graphene was thought to be unsuitable for valleytronics due to its...
Related topics: Quantum, Physics

Read More →

Uk Gov Blocks The Acquisition Of Welsh Graphene Fiddler Perpetuus Group Over National Security...

Concerns like 'who is Taurus International,' and 'what is Dr. Zhongfu Zhou's relationship with it' UK government has issued a surprise public interest intervention notice against the proposed takeover of Welsh advanced materials specialist Perpetuus...

Read More →

Graphene Made With Lasers For Wearable Health Devices

Graphene, hexagonally arranged carbon atoms in a single layer with superior pliability and high conductivity, could advance flexible electronics according to a Penn State-led international research team. Huanyu "Larry" Cheng, Dorothy Quiggle Career...
Related topics: Medical Research

Read More →

Hidden Particle Interactions Exposed By Peeling Layers Of Graphene

Ions flowing through atom-thin stacks of carbon confirm classic theories but also yield new surprises -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Related topics: Physics

Read More →

Adding Foreign Atoms To Graphene Boosts Its Properties

Monolayer graphene finds practical applications in many fields, thanks to its desirable intrinsic properties. However, these properties can also limit its potentials. The addition of foreign atoms can help, but requires precise control. Now,...

Read More →

Graphene Veils May Hold The Secret To Conserving Priceless Works Of Art

Enlarge / Detail from Matina Stavropoulou's original painting, Triton and Nereid, one of several used for a series of experiments with graphene veils. (credit: Matina Stavropoulou) Graphene is the thinnest material yet known, composed of a single...

Read More →

Creation Of The Most Perfect Graphene

Researchers have achieved growth and characterization of large area, single-crystal graphene that has no wrinkles, folds, or adlayers. It can be said to be the most perfect graphene that has been grown and characterized, to date.

Read More →

Janus Graphene Opens Doors To Sustainable Sodium-ion Batteries

Sodium is one of the most abundant and affordable metals in the world. Now researchers present a concept that allows sodium-ion batteries to match the capacity of today's lithium-ion batteries. Using a novel type of graphene, they stacked specially...
Related topics: Lithium

Read More →

Layered Graphene With A Twist Displays Unique Quantum Confinement In 2-d

Bilayer graphene with one of the two layers twisted displayed unique resonant electronic behavior. Understanding how electrons move in such 2-D materials could shed light on how to manipulate them for quantum computing and communication.
Related topics: Quantum, Physics, Electrons

Read More →

Phase Changing In Graphite By Interface Charge Injection

Graphite, as an important material for Li battery anode and graphene preparation, can exist in two phases: the Bernal (2H) phase and the rhombohedral (3R) phase. The 2H phase has relatively low energy and high proportion in graphite powder, while...

Read More →

One-dimensional Red Phosphorous Glows In Unexpected Ways

When electrons are confined into very small spaces, they can exhibit unusual electrical, optical and magnetic behavior. From confining electrons in two-dimensional atomic sheet graphene—a feat that won the Nobel Prize in physics in 2010—to...
Related topics: Electrons, Nobel Prize, Physics

Read More →

Invisible Barrier Breakthrough A Boon For Electronics, Artwork And More

Curtin University researchers have found applying a thin invisible layer of graphene oxide to silicon forms an impermeable barrier, which could be used to protect artwork, prevent corrosion of metals, and produce higher efficiency solar cells.

Read More →

Graphene Binds Drugs Which Kill Bacteria On Medical Implants

Bacterial infections relating to medical implants place a huge burden on healthcare and cause great suffering to patients worldwide. Now, researchers have developed a new method to prevent such infections, by covering a graphene-based material with...
Related topics: Bacteria, Medical Research

Read More →

Using Graphene Foam To Filter Toxins From Drinking Water

Some kinds of water pollution, such as algal blooms and plastics that foul rivers, lakes, and marine environments, lie in plain sight. But other contaminants are not so readily apparent, which makes their impact potentially more dangerous. Among...

Read More →

Towards Next-gen Computers: Mimicking Brain Functions With Graphene-diamond Junctions

The human brain holds the secret to our unique personalities. But did you know that it can also form the basis of highly efficient computing devices? Researchers recently showed how to do this, through graphene-diamond junctions that mimic some of...

Read More →

Effective Emi Shielding Behavior Of Thin Graphene/pmma Nanolaminates

Since its isolation in 2004 by Geim and Novoselov from the University of Manchester (Nobel Prize in Physics in 2010), graphene has been termed a 'wonder material' due to its exceptional properties, which have already been exploited in many...
Related topics: Nobel Prize, Physics

Read More →

Michael S. Arnold: Then And Now / 2011 Early Career Award Winner

Supported by his Early Career Research Program Award, University of Wisconsin - Madison professor Michael S. Arnold found new ways to make graphene nanostructures with smooth edges. This technology will enable next-generation energy and electronics...

Read More →

Rare Type Of Superconductivity Observed In Magic-angle Twisted Trilayer Graphene

Physicists at MIT have conducted a study on a material called magic-angle twisted trilayer graphene. The material has exhibited signs of a rare type of super connectivity. Physicists at MIT discovered the material exhibits superconductivity at...
Related topics: Superconductors, Physics, Scientific Discoveries

Read More →

'magic-angle' Trilayer Graphene May Be A Rare, Magnet-proof Superconductor

Physicists have observed signs of a rare type of superconductivity in a material called 'magic-angle' twisted trilayer graphene. They report that the material exhibits superconductivity at surprisingly high magnetic fields of up to 10 Tesla, which...
Related topics: Superconductors, Physics, Tesla

Read More →
What is noozilla?
Noozilla is an independent news aggregation service with a categorization engine that categorizes millions of news stories by subject.