Study sheds light on environmental graphene interactions
May 24, 2016
The interactions between graphene and its environment have a significant influence on the use of this promising material by the semiconductor industry. Thanks to the comprehensive findings of an international research project, ...
Rice de-icer gains anti-icing properties
May 23, 2016
Rice University scientists have advanced their graphene-based de-icer to serve a dual purpose. The new material still melts ice from wings and wires when conditions get too cold. But if the air is above 7 degrees Fahrenheit, ...
New type of Andreev process predicted whereby electron and hole states on opposite sample edges carry supercurrent
May 20, 2016 report
(Phys.org)—A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in the U.S. and Japan has predicted a new type of process whereby electron and hole states on opposite sample edges can carry supercurrent. In their ...
Researchers demonstrate size quantization of Dirac fermions in graphene
May 20, 2016
Quantum mechanics is the field of physics governing the behavior of things on atomic scales, where things work very differently from our everyday world.
New type of graphene-based transistor will increase the clock speed of processors
May 19, 2016
Scientists have developed a new type of graphene-based transistor and modeling demonstrates that it has ultralow power consumption compared with other similar transistor devices. The findings have been published in a paper ...
Microwaved nanoribbons may bolster oil and gas wells
May 12, 2016
Wellbores drilled to extract oil and gas can be dramatically reinforced with a small amount of modified graphene nanoribbons added to a polymer and microwaved, according to Rice University researchers.
Graphene technology opens up new horizons for treatment of disease
May 10, 2016
Innovative graphene technology to buffer the activity of synapses— this is the idea behind a recently-published study in the journal ACS Nano coordinated by the International School for Advanced Studies in Trieste (SISSA) ...
Chinese company announces development of graphene electronic paper
May 03, 2016 weblog
(Phys.org)—Chinese based Guangzhou OED Technologies (makers of O-paper displays), in collaboration with another unidentified Chinese company has announced that they have developed what they are claiming is the "the world's ...
Cooling graphene-based film close to pilot-scale production
Apr 29, 2016
Heat dissipation in electronics and optoelectronics is a severe bottleneck in the further development of systems in these fields. To come to grips with this serious issue, researchers at Chalmers University of Technology ...
Blood biopsy: Releasing cancer cells for better analysis
Apr 28, 2016
A new device developed at the University of Michigan could provide a non-invasive way to monitor the progress of an advanced cancer treatment.