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Taking Charge of Better Batteries - Scientific American

Fri, 25/08/2017 - 3:14am

Scientific American

Taking Charge of Better Batteries
Scientific American
The magic ingredient is called graphene — a one-atom-thick sheet of carbon with an extremely large surface area that allows a huge amount of charge to attach to its surface. Under a current, charged particles zip between graphene sheets much faster ...

National Graphene Association Launches with International Conference in Nashville - Business Wire (press release)

Fri, 25/08/2017 - 1:50am

National Graphene Association Launches with International Conference in Nashville
Business Wire (press release)
Graphene is a two-dimensional layer of carbon that conducts electricity better than copper; it is the thinnest material on the planet but 200 times stronger than steel, while also highly flexible and completely transparent to the human eye. Innovators ...

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Graphene-infused rubber bands are on their way, and they're ... - Digital Trends

Fri, 25/08/2017 - 1:16am

Digital Trends

Graphene-infused rubber bands are on their way, and they're ...
Digital Trends
One rubber band manufacturer is working on next-gen rubber bands 200x stronger than steel -- thanks to the wonder material graphene.

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Graphene for Water Treatment - InvestorIntel

Fri, 25/08/2017 - 12:02am

Graphene for Water Treatment
InvestorIntel
If you find yourself in Manchester, UK, the Museum of Science and Industry is well worth a visit. It has a whole gallery devoted to graphene. In that gallery you'll see exhibits from the continuing story of graphene. One of these is a simple filter. It ...

Synopsis: Graphene Helps Catch Light Quanta - Physics

Fri, 25/08/2017 - 12:00am

Physics

Synopsis: Graphene Helps Catch Light Quanta
Physics
The device, proposed by Kin Chung Fong from Raytheon BBN Technologies, Massachusetts, and colleagues, sandwiches a sheet of graphene between two layers of superconducting material to create a Josephson junction. At low temperatures, and in the ...

Is Graphene the Key to Making Low-Cost Disease Diagnostic Systems? - TrendinTech

Thu, 24/08/2017 - 7:16pm

TrendinTech

Is Graphene the Key to Making Low-Cost Disease Diagnostic Systems?
TrendinTech
Biomarker molecules are indicative of disease states and physicists at the University of Pennsylvania have just created a new graphene-based sensor that may soon be used as a low-cost way to test for them. The research was a collaboration with Penn ...

Cross Sector Demonstrator Workshop: Graphene and 2D Materials for Wearables - Innovation in Textiles

Thu, 24/08/2017 - 4:00pm

Cross Sector Demonstrator Workshop: Graphene and 2D Materials for Wearables
Innovation in Textiles
Objectives are to agree Wearable applications and potential products enabled by graphene and/or other This workshop aims to bring together all players in the value chain to define demonstrator projects for the application of graphene and other 2D ...

New graphene-enhanced non-liquid lubricant shows promise for various aerospace applications - Graphene-Info (blog)

Thu, 24/08/2017 - 1:46pm

Graphene-Info (blog)

New graphene-enhanced non-liquid lubricant shows promise for various aerospace applications
Graphene-Info (blog)
Researchers at Purdue University have created a new type of graphene-enhanced non-liquid lubricant which reduces friction and wear. The suggested applications include air compressors for missile systems and more. The new liquid-free composite is made ...

Experiments confirm theory of “superballistic” electron flow - MIT News

Thu, 24/08/2017 - 12:03pm

MIT News

Experiments confirm theory of “superballistic” electron flow
MIT News
Using the experimental set-up described theoretically in Levitov's previous paper, the Manchester researchers, led by professor of physics and Nobel laureate Andre Geim, carefully etched a series of constrictions, or pinch points, within pieces of ...

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Unbreakable rubber bands that are 200 times stronger than steel are coming soon - Business Insider

Thu, 24/08/2017 - 2:16am

Business Insider

Unbreakable rubber bands that are 200 times stronger than steel are coming soon
Business Insider
Alliance Rubber Co., a 94-year-old company based out of Alliance, Ohio, has announced a new partnership with British researchers to infuse graphene into its rubber bands. The rubber bands could transform how food travels through supply chains, simplify ...

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Researchers Provide New Insights about Physics of Conductive Materials by Examining Electrons in Graphene - AZoNano

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 11:20pm

AZoNano

Researchers Provide New Insights about Physics of Conductive Materials by Examining Electrons in Graphene
AZoNano
In certain high-quality materials, like graphene, electrons can move micron distances without scattering, enhancing the conductivity by orders of magnitude. This so-called ballistic regime enforces the maximum possible conductance for any standard ...

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New Technique Allows Synthesis of Large-Size Single-Crystal Graphene Films - AZoNano

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 11:05pm

AZoNano

New Technique Allows Synthesis of Large-Size Single-Crystal Graphene Films
AZoNano
This cost-effective and simple method has been extensively accepted as the most promising way for graphene production in the industrial level. However, graphene films attained via this method are generally polycrystalline with domain boundaries, which ...

Electrons Flowing Like Liquid In Graphene Start A New Wave Of Physics - ECNmag.com

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 9:22pm

Electrons Flowing Like Liquid In Graphene Start A New Wave Of Physics
ECNmag.com
A new understanding of the physics of conductive materials has been uncovered by scientists observing the unusual movement of electrons in graphene. Graphene is many times more conductive than copper thanks, in part, to its two-dimensional structure.

Little Black Dress Made With Graphene Changes Color When You Breathe - PSFK (subscription)

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 7:45pm

PSFK (subscription)

Little Black Dress Made With Graphene Changes Color When You Breathe
PSFK (subscription)
The little black dress is a staple in most women's wardrobes, but fashion tech company Cute Circuit has taken the concept to the level of haute couture with its innovative use of graphene, a Nobel Prize-winning material that is lightweight, conductive ...

RAC to deploy Haydale graphene prepregs - Innovation in Textiles

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 4:24pm

Innovation in Textiles

RAC to deploy Haydale graphene prepregs
Innovation in Textiles
Graphene manufacturer Haydale, headquartered in Ammanford, UK, is entering into a technical and commercial collaboration with Rogers Advanced Composites (RAC) which is developing a composites centre located close to the Solent on the UK's South ...

UK companies team up to develop composite employing graphene - Plastics Today

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 3:09pm

Proactive Investors UK

UK companies team up to develop composite employing graphene
Plastics Today
Advanced materials company Haydale (Ammanford, UK) and Rogers Advanced Composites (RAC; Southampton, UK) are teaming up to technically and commercially collaborate in the field of advanced graphene enhanced composites. RAC is developing a ...
Haydale Graphene Industries at a tipping point as technology collaborations increaseProactive Investors UK

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Confirmed: Electrons Flowing Like Liquid in Graphene Are Insanely Superconductive - ScienceAlert

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 12:06pm

Futurism

Confirmed: Electrons Flowing Like Liquid in Graphene Are Insanely Superconductive
ScienceAlert
Electrons have been caught flowing through graphene like a liquid, reaching limits physicists thought were fundamentally impossible. This type of conductance is known as 'superballistic' flow, and this new experiment suggests it could revolutionise the ...
An Electric Revolution: New Study Shows Fluid-Like Motion of Electrons in GrapheneFuturism

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Geelong's great graphene grant - Bay 93.9

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 4:47am

Geelong's great graphene grant
Bay 93.9
You may not have heard of graphene, but it may well be Geelong's secret weapon to success. Graphene is extracted from graphite, and is the world's first two dimensional material - enabling the creation of strong, flexible and lightweight 'smart' products.

Electrons in Graphene can become superballistic which start a new ... - Next Big Future

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 1:37am

Next Big Future

Electrons in Graphene can become superballistic which start a new ...
Next Big Future
In some high-quality materials, like graphene, electrons can travel micron distances without scattering, improving the conductivity by orders of magnitude.

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