Researchers Discover New Metallic Atomically-Thin Silicon

  Researchers have discovered a new Metallic Silicon nanostructure that could provide native electrical contact (instead of contacts made of metals) for silicon devices, according...
Graphene And Other 2D Materials Launch At House Of Lords

Graphene And Other 2D Materials Launch At House Of Lords

LONDON – At the House of Lords last evening, the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) launched a new special interest group focusing on commercial opportunities for...
Atomic Force Microscopy Is An Essential Tool For Characterizing Graphene And Next-Generation …

Atomic Force Microscopy Is An Essential Tool For Characterizing Graphene And Next-Generation …

The research boom in the field of two-dimensional materials began with the isolation of graphene in 2004 and shows no signs of subsiding anytime...
2-D Materials Go Beyond Graphene

2-D Materials Go Beyond Graphene

    In the excitement after the isolation of graphene, materials chemists and other scientists began scrutinizing the periodic table for opportunities to make other molecularly...
South Korean scientists add value to a form of amorphous graphene

South Korean scientists add value to a form of amorphous graphene

By Yoon Sung-won  Researchers in South Korea have developed a synthesis method for a new type of graphene that will benefit new applications including seawater...
Unique properties of 2-D materials and metals grown on carbon-coated surfaces

Unique properties of 2-D materials and metals grown on carbon-coated surfaces

Credit: Ames Laboratory Two-dimensional materials are a bit of a mind-bending concept. Humans live in a three-dimensional world, after all, where everything observed in our...
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Perfect 2D Ceramic Films from Graphene Precursors

The discovery and technological applications of two-dimensional (2D) materials – ultrathin sheet-like or plate-like materials that consist of only one or a few layers...
2D Nanostructured Materials As Gas Sensors – A Review

2D Nanostructured Materials As Gas Sensors – A Review

Gas sensors play an important role in a wide range of both home and industrial applications such as gas leakage detection, air-quality monitoring and...
Researchers Create Very Small Sensor Using ‘White Graphene’

Researchers Create Very Small Sensor Using ‘White Graphene’

Researchers from TU Delft in The Netherlands, in collaboration with a team at the University of Cambridge (U.K.), have found a way to create...
Where Nature Meets Science – Spider Webs Made Out Of Graphene

Where Nature Meets Science – Spider Webs Made Out Of Graphene

  Spider silk has many fascinating mechanical properties which have attracted researchers’ attention. Now a team has matched one of nature’s wonders with graphene, currently...
Graphene Battery Energy Storage

Two-dimensional Polymer Breakthrough Could Transform Energy Storage

    “There's a great future in plastics.” That’s what the guy told Benjamin (Dustin Hoffman) in the classic 1967 film, The Graduate. Today, scientists from...
2D UV: Making Nanoscale UV Detectors With 2D Materials

2D UV: Making Nanoscale UV Detectors With 2D Materials

  The discovery of graphene, a one-atom-thick layer of carbon with a chicken-wire structure, in 2004 not only led to a Nobel Prize for...