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What is graphene and what can it do? - Alphr

Mon, 04/09/2017 - 7:22pm

Alphr

What is graphene and what can it do?
Alphr
If you've been anywhere near a science journal over the past decade or so, you'll have come across some form of superlative about graphene – the two-dimensional wonder material that promises to transform everything from computing to biomedicine.

Scientists Say: Graphene - Science News for Students (blog)

Mon, 04/09/2017 - 7:11pm

Scientists Say: Graphene
Science News for Students (blog)
This is a sheet of carbon atoms that is only one atom thick. Graphene is so thin that 25,000 sheets of it stacked on each other are only as thick as a piece of paper. But graphene is incredibly strong — 200 times stronger than steel. It can also ...

NSF grant to fund development of inkjet-printed graphene-based water quality sensors - Graphene-Info (blog)

Mon, 04/09/2017 - 4:24pm

Graphene-Info (blog)

NSF grant to fund development of inkjet-printed graphene-based water quality sensors
Graphene-Info (blog)
The National Science Foundation recently awarded University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee scientists $1.5 million to perfect a method of mass-producing graphene-based small water sensors using inkjet printing. The goal is to determine whether the process can ...

Graphene enables detection of single photons - Graphene-Info (blog)

Mon, 04/09/2017 - 3:34pm

Graphene-Info (blog)

Graphene enables detection of single photons
Graphene-Info (blog)
“In the absence of photons, a supercurrent can pass through the graphene and we detect no voltage difference between the superconducting contacts,” explains the team. “When a photon is absorbed, however, the electrons in graphene heat up, blocking the ...

Could parachutes soon be made out of spider webs? Arachnids fed graphene spin webs 5X stronger that can carry a ... - Daily Mail

Mon, 04/09/2017 - 6:19am

Daily Mail

Could parachutes soon be made out of spider webs? Arachnids fed graphene spin webs 5X stronger that can carry a ...
Daily Mail
Parachutes could be made out of super-strong and genetically-enhanced spider webs in the near future, research has shown. Scientists have confirmed feeding a graphene solution to spiders allows them to spin webbing strong enough to carry a weight of a ...

Theragnostic Technologies receives grant to expand its graphene-based contrast agent platform to X-Ray CT procedures - Graphene-Info (blog)

Sun, 03/09/2017 - 5:39pm

Theragnostic Technologies receives grant to expand its graphene-based contrast agent platform to X-Ray CT procedures
Graphene-Info (blog)
Theragnostic Technologies logo In 2012, researchers from Stony Brook University established Theragnostic Technologies to develop a new efficient and cost-effective graphene-based MRI contrast agent. In 2015 Theragnostic launched the product, called ...

Toward a smart graphene membrane to desalinate water - Phys.Org

Sat, 02/09/2017 - 10:03pm

Phys.Org

Toward a smart graphene membrane to desalinate water
Phys.Org
A scalable graphene-based membrane for producing clean water Credit: Aaron Morelos-Gomez. Credit: Pennsylvania State University. An international team of researchers, including scientists from Shinshu University (Japan) and the director of Penn State's ...

Spider drinks graphene, spins web that can hold the weight of a human - Mother Nature Network

Sat, 02/09/2017 - 3:41pm

Spider drinks graphene, spins web that can hold the weight of a human
Mother Nature Network
These are not your friendly neighborhood spiders: scientists have mixed a graphene solution that when fed to spiders allows them to spin super-strong webbing. How strong? Strong enough to carry the weight of a person. And these spiders might soon be ...

Graphene 3D Lab Inc. Closes $432000 Private Placement - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Sat, 02/09/2017 - 7:22am

Graphene 3D Lab Inc. Closes $432000 Private Placement
GlobeNewswire (press release)
01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Graphene 3D Lab Inc. (the “Company” or “Graphene”) (TSX-V:GGG) (OTCQB:GPHBF) today announced that it has opened and closed a private placement of Common Shares. The Company issued 5,400,000 Common ...

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Low-energy transmission electron diffraction and imaging of large-area graphene - Science Advances

Sat, 02/09/2017 - 2:00am

Low-energy transmission electron diffraction and imaging of large-area graphene
Science Advances
Two-dimensional (2D) materials have attracted interest because of their excellent properties and potential applications. A key step in realizing industrial applications is to synthesize wafer-scale single-crystal samples. Until now, single-crystal ...

Graphene detects low-energy photons - nanotechweb.org

Fri, 01/09/2017 - 10:44pm

nanotechweb.org

Graphene detects low-energy photons
nanotechweb.org
When coupled to superconductors, graphene (a sheet of carbon just one atom thick) can detect single photons across a wide range of the electromagnetic spectrum from the higher energy visible to much lower energy radio frequencies. Being able to detect ...

MISiS - Physicists Learn How To Create Nanopores Of Specified Size In Graphene - Photonics Online

Fri, 01/09/2017 - 8:56pm

MISiS - Physicists Learn How To Create Nanopores Of Specified Size In Graphene
Photonics Online
Moscow, Russia /PRNewswire/ - A group of international physicists, jointly with NUST MISIS researchers, have conducted a series of experiments on graphene bombardment by swift heavy ions. The experimental results show that such a bombardment allows ...

Haydale Graphene US Subsidiary Extends Contract With Tateho Chemical - Interactive Investor

Fri, 01/09/2017 - 5:45pm

Proactive Investors UK

Haydale Graphene US Subsidiary Extends Contract With Tateho Chemical
Interactive Investor
LONDON (Alliance News) - Haydale Graphene Industries PLC on Friday said its US subsidiary Haydale Technologies Inc has signed a three-year contract with Tateho Chemical Industries Co Ltd, with contracted revenue of USD4.6 million. The contract will ...
Haydale Graphene Industries inks US$4.58mln, three-year deal with Japanese customerProactive Investors UK
Haydale signs new three-year deal with TatehoDIGITALLOOK

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Haydale Graphene Industries inks US$4.58mln, three-year deal with Japanese customer - Proactive Investors UK

Fri, 01/09/2017 - 2:36pm

Proactive Investors UK

Haydale Graphene Industries inks US$4.58mln, three-year deal with Japanese customer
Proactive Investors UK
Advanced materials specialist Haydale Graphene Industries PLC (LON:HAYD) said its US subsidiary has landed a US$4.58mln, three-year contract with Tateho Chemical Industries Co of Japan. It with supersedes an original deal it had with Tateho to supply ...
CMF Value Holding Above Zero For Haydale Graphene Industries PLC (HAYD.L)Stock Press Daily

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Properties of Strained Graphene and Other Strained Materials - Controlled Environments Magazine

Fri, 01/09/2017 - 1:03pm

Controlled Environments Magazine

Properties of Strained Graphene and Other Strained Materials
Controlled Environments Magazine
Salvador Barazza-Lopez, associate professor of physics at the University of Arkansas, is part of a team that published a review article on the properties of strained graphene and other strained two-dimensional atomic materials in the prestigious ...

Silk Spun by Graphene-Fed Spiders Is Now One of The Strongest Materials on Earth - ScienceAlert

Fri, 01/09/2017 - 8:20am

Silk Spun by Graphene-Fed Spiders Is Now One of The Strongest Materials on Earth
ScienceAlert
In a new study published in 2D Materials, Nicola Pugno at the University of Trento in Italy and his team detail how they cranked arachnids' already impressive metabolic process up to 11 by adding graphene and carbon nanotubes to a spider's drinking water.

Toward a Smart Graphene Membrane to Desalinate Water - Product Design & Development

Fri, 01/09/2017 - 4:43am

Toward a Smart Graphene Membrane to Desalinate Water
Product Design & Development
An international team of researchers, including scientists from Shinshu University (Japan) and the director of Penn State's ATOMIC Center, has developed a graphene-based coating for desalination membranes that is more robust and scalable than current ...

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Silk Spun by Graphene-Fed Spiders Is One of the Strongest Materials on Earth - Futurism

Fri, 01/09/2017 - 2:44am

Futurism

Silk Spun by Graphene-Fed Spiders Is One of the Strongest Materials on Earth
Futurism
Scientists have found a way to increase the overall strength and durability of spider silk. After feeding a spider a small amount of graphene and carbon nanotubes, the creature produced webs that were five times stronger than normal.

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Controlling Traffic on the Electron Highway: Researching Graphene - Newswise (press release)

Thu, 31/08/2017 - 11:37pm

Controlling Traffic on the Electron Highway: Researching Graphene
Newswise (press release)
But what makes graphene so amazing also hinders its use: Electrons flow through its honeycomb structure too easily. Unlike silicon, graphene lacks a bandgap. Bandgaps are the amount of energy an electron must gain to free itself from an atom and move ...

Controlling traffic on the electron highway—researching graphene - Phys.Org

Thu, 31/08/2017 - 7:40pm

Phys.Org

Controlling traffic on the electron highway—researching graphene
Phys.Org
But what makes graphene so amazing also hinders its use: Electrons flow through its honeycomb structure too easily. Unlike silicon, graphene lacks a bandgap. Bandgaps are the amount of energy an electron must gain to free itself from an atom and move ...

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