Graphene
Novel form of graphene-based optical material developed  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Researchers at the University of Sydney, Swinburne University of Technology and the Australian National University have collaborated to develop a solar absorbing, ultrathin film with unique properties that has great potential for use in... more
Light-induced active ion transport in graphene oxide membranes  nanowerk · 6 days
Recent research in nanofluidics has adopted reconstructed layered two-dimensional (2D) sheets as a promising material platform for nanofluidics. These membranes contain a high volume fraction of interconnected 2D nanochannels. In new work,... more
Quantum-critical conductivity of the Dirac fluid in graphene  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Graphene is expected to behave like a quantum-critical, relativistic plasma known as "Dirac fluid" near charge neutrality in which massless electrons and holes rapidly collide. In a recent study now published in... more
Cambridge spin-out starts producing graphene at commercial scale  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A recent University of Cambridge spin-out company, Paragraf, has started producing graphene—a sheet of carbon just one atomic layer thick—at up to eight inches in diameter, large enough for commercial electronic devices. more
Graphene and cobalt team up in new electromagnetic devices  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Scientists recently discovered how, together, graphene and cobalt offer very relevant properties in the field of magnetism. They believe that this breakthrough could accelerate the development of new logic devices... more
Graphene and cobalt for creating new electromagnetic devices  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Researchers from IMDEA Nanociencia and other European centres have discovered that the combination of graphene with cobalt offers relevant properties in the field of magnetism. This breakthrough sets the stage for the... more
Super superlattices: The moiré patterns of three layers change the electronic properties of graphene  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Combining an atomically thin graphene and a boron nitride layer at a slightly rotated angle changes their electrical properties. Physicists... more
The moiré patterns of three layers change the electronic properties of graphene  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Combining an atomically thin graphene and a boron nitride layer at a slightly rotated angle changes their electrical properties. Physicists have now shown for... more
Super superlattices: The moire patterns of three layers change the electronic properties of graphene  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Combining an atomically thin graphene and a boron nitride layer at a slightly rotated angle changes their electrical properties. Physicists... more
Graphene and silk combine to make self-healable, multifunctional electronic tattoos  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Electronic tattoos (e-tattoos) are an extremely thin form of wearable electronics. They are lightweight and soft, which allows them to be intimately mounted on human skin for noninvasive,... more
New graphene-based device is first step toward ultrasensitive biosensors  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have developed a unique new device using the wonder material graphene that provides the first step toward ultrasensitive biosensors to detect diseases at the molecular level with near perfect... more
New graphene-based device is first step toward ultrasensitive biosensors  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Device could detect disease biomarkers at the molecular level and lead to new sensor technology. more
New graphene-based device is first step toward ultrasensitive biosensors  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Researchers in the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering have developed a unique new device using the wonder material graphene that provides the first step toward ultrasensitive biosensors... more
Smoothing out the wrinkles in graphene  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Coating graphene with wax makes for a less contaminated surface during device manufacturing. more
Coating graphene with wax makes for a less contaminated surface during device manufacturing  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
To protect graphene from performance-impairing wrinkles and contaminants that mar its surface during device fabrication, MIT researchers have turned to an everyday... more
Graphene quantum dots for single electron transistors  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Scientists from the Higher School of Economics, Manchester University, the Ulsan National Institute of Science & Technology and the Korea Institute of Science and Technology have developed a novel technology that combines the fabrication... more
Two dimensional 'Lego' shows new methods for creating electronics  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Physicists have discovered that when two atomically thin (two-dimensional) materials like graphene are placed on top of each other like a 'Lego' tower, their properties change and a material with... more
Graphene quantum dots for single electron transistors  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Scientists have developed a novel technology, which combines the fabrication procedures of planar and vertical heterostructures in order to assemble graphene-based single-electron transistors of excellent quality. more
Smoothing out the wrinkles in graphene  MIT · 2 weeks
Coating graphene with wax makes for a less contaminated surface during device manufacturing. more
1 + 1 does not equal 2 for graphene-like 2D materials  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Physicists have discovered that when two atomically thin graphene-like materials are placed on top of each other their properties change, and a material with novel hybrid... more
1 + 1 does not equal 2 for graphene-like 2-D materials  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Physicists from the University of Sheffield have discovered that when two atomically thin graphene-like materials are placed on top of each other their properties change, and... more
1 + 1 does not equal 2 for graphene-like 2D materials  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Physicists have discovered that when two atomically thin graphene-like materials are placed on top of each other their properties change, and a material with novel hybrid... more
What happened to the hyped nanomaterials?  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Carbon-based nano materials such as graphene and carbon nanotubes were predicted to have a brilliant future when they were discovered. But quality problems curb the development of new products. The problem is that it is difficult... more
First scalable graphene yarns for wearable textiles produced  nanowerk · 3 weeks
The newly developed process has the potential produce tonnes of conductive graphene-based yarn, using existing textile machineries and without adding to production costs. more
First scalable graphene yarns for wearable textiles produced  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A team of researchers led by Dr. Nazmul Karim and Prof Sir Kostya Novoselov at The University of Manchester have developed a method to produce scalable graphene-based yarn. more
Hybrid material may outperform graphene in several applications  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Materials that are hybrid constructions (combining organic and inorganic precursors) and quasi-two-dimensional (with malleable and highly compactable molecular structures) are on the rise in several technological applications, such as the fabrication of... more
Graphite offers up new quantum surprise  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have discovered the quantum Hall effect in bulk graphite -- a layered crystal consisting of stacked graphene layers. more
Hybrid material may outperform graphene in several applications  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A structure comprising a molybdenum disulfide monolayer on an azobenzene substrate could be used to build a highly compactable and malleable quasi-two-dimensional transistor powered by light. more
Hall effect becomes viscous in graphene  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Researchers at The University of Manchester in the UK have discovered that the Hall effect—a phenomenon well known for more than a century—is no longer as universal as it was thought to be. more
Measuring Hall viscosity of graphenes electron fluid  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
An electrical conductor subjected to a magnetic field exhibits the Hall effect in the presence of current flow. Here we report a qualitative deviation from the standard behavior in electron systems with high viscosity.... more
Quantum-critical conductivity of the Dirac fluid in graphene  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Graphene near charge neutrality is expected to behave like a quantum-critical, relativistic plasma—the "Dirac fluid"—in which massless electrons and holes rapidly collide at a rapid rate. We measure the frequency-dependent optical conductivity... more
Graphite offers up new quantum surprise  nanowerk · 4 weeks
Researchers have discovered unexpected phenomena in graphite thanks to their previous research on its two-dimensional (2D) relative - graphene. more
Graphite offers up new quantum surprise  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Researchers at The University of Manchester in the UK, led by Dr. Artem Mishchenko, Prof Volodya Fal'ko and Prof Andre Geim, have discovered the quantum Hall effect in bulk graphite—a layered crystal consisting of stacked graphene... more
A quantum magnet with a topological twist  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
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
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