Scientists produce robust catalyst to split water into hydrogen, oxygen
15 hours ago
Splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen to produce clean energy can be simplified with a single catalyst developed by scientists at Rice University and the University of Houston.
Large single-crystal graphene is possible
23 hours ago
Thanks to its conductivity, strength and flexibility, graphene is considered as one of the most likely substitutes for silicon and other materials. However, it has not yet resulted in industrial applications. High-quality ...
Color-shifting electronic skin could have wearable tech and prosthetic uses
Jul 25, 2017
The ability of some animals, including chameleons, octopus, and squid, to change their skin colour for camouflage, temperature control, or communication is well known.
Chemical route to electronic devices in graphene
Jul 25, 2017
Essential electronic components, such as diodes and tunnel barriers, can be incorporated in single graphene wires (nanoribbons) with atomic precision. The goal is to create graphene-based electronic devices with extremely ...
Bubble technique used to measure shear forces between graphene sheets
Jul 19, 2017 report
(Phys.org)—A team of researchers from China and the U.S. has devised a relatively simple means for measuring the shear forces that exist between sheets of graphene and other materials. In their paper published in the journal ...
Heat-loving quantum oscillations
Jul 14, 2017
The rapidly developing science and technology of graphene and atomically-thin materials has taken another step forward with new research from The University of Manchester.
Zero gravity: Graphene for space applications
Jul 07, 2017
Researchers and students in the Graphene Flagship are preparing for two exciting experiments in collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA) to test the viability of graphene for space applications. Both experiments ...
2-D layered devices can self-assemble with precision
Jul 05, 2017
Squid-inspired proteins can act as programmable assemblers of 2D materials, like graphene oxide, to form hybrid materials with minute spacing between layers suitable for high-efficiency devices including flexible electronics, ...
The spin in graphene can be switched off
Jul 05, 2017
By combining graphene with another two-dimensional material, researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have created a prototype of a transistor-like device for future computers, based on what is known as spintronics. ...
Scientists produce dialysis membrane made from graphene
Jun 29, 2017
Dialysis, in the most general sense, is the process by which molecules filter out of one solution, by diffusing through a membrane, into a more dilute solution. Outside of hemodialysis, which removes waste from blood, scientists ...