Graphene

New Sensor – 1000 Times More Sensitive to Light!

New Sensor – 1000 Times More Sensitive to Light!

The new groundbraking graphene sensor (Credit: Nanyang Technological University) Engineers from Singapore have created a new type of camera sensor made from graphene that is said to be 1,000 times more sensitive to light than current imaging sensors. Researchers from ...

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Stretching Graphene

Stretching Graphene

Physicists from the University of California, Berkeley, and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have recently presented an innovativew technique to utilize graphene, a pure carbon sheet used in the semiconductor industry. The new study offers ways to stretch graphene, making ...

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A Peek at the World’s Thinnest Material

A Peek at the World’s Thinnest Material

Researchers at Northwestern University have recently found an innovative method to see the world’s thinnest material, graphene. Using dye fluorescein – a known chemical, used in many fields and industries – the team introduced a new imaging technique to view ...

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Graphene-based Insulator Developed

Graphene-based Insulator Developed

Researchers at the University of Manchester have developed a revolutionary material named graphane (with an “a”). The new material was obtained from graphene through a technique that reacted graphene with other substances to materialize new compounds with distinctive characteristics, which ...

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Tuning Graphene’s Nature

Tuning Graphene’s Nature

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have revealed an innovative technique for controlling the nature of graphene. This achievement brings academia and industry nearer to the realization of being able to mass produce graphene-based nanoelectronics. Graphene was uncovered in 2004 and ...

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Carbon Material to Store Renewable Energy

Carbon Material to Store Renewable Energy

Engineers and scientists from the University of Texas in Austin have recently discovered the use of graphene, a relatively new, one-atom thick carbon based material, as a means to store electrical charge in an ultracapacitor. This new breakthrough could ultimately ...

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Smaller, Speedier Computer Chips

Smaller, Speedier Computer Chips

A group of researchers led by Hongjie Dai, Professor of Chemistry at Stanford University, have developed a new technique for making transistors out of carbon nanoribbons. The new “field-effect transistors” are a critical component of computer chips and are made ...

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Graphene Semiconductors

Graphene Semiconductors

Physicists at the University of Maryland have proven that graphene holds great promise for replacing conventional semiconductor materials such as silicon in applications ranging from high-speed computer chips to biochemical sensors. At room temperature, graphene‘s intrinsic limit to the mobility ...

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World’s Smallest Transistor

Dr. Kostya Novoselov and Professor Andre Geim from The School of Physics and Astronomy at The University of Manchester have recently shown that graphene can be carved into tiny electronic circuits with individual transistors not much larger than that of ...

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