Super-Strong Nano ‘Sandwich’ with Graphene

Super-Strong Nano ‘Sandwich’ with Graphene

  A group of researchers have concocted the perfect recipe for a nanoscale sandwich. Scientists from Rice University have put two slices of atom-thick graphene around nanoclusters...
Electrolytic Cleaning Tackles the PMMA Residue Problem for CVD Graphene

Electrolytic Cleaning Tackles the PMMA Residue Problem for CVD Graphene

The pesky poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) residues left from transferring graphene grown by chemical vapour deposition (CVD) have remained a challenge for maximising this potentially...
Hi-Tech Machine Enables new Graphene Purification Technique

Hi-Tech Machine Enables new Graphene Purification Technique

A revolutionary machine that can unboil an egg is being used to develop graphene purification technology. Researchers from Flinders University in South Australia...
Revealing a Hidden Spin Polarization in MoS2

Revealing a Hidden Spin Polarization in MoS2

  Elia Razzoli/University of Fribourg Photoemission spectroscopy has detected two different populations of spin-polarized electrons that are “hidden” within a layered, graphene-like material. The layers inside certain...

Three-Layer Graphene Reveals Interesting Magnetic Properties

    Metals have a large density of electrons and to be able to see the wave nature of electrons one has to make metallic wires...
Graphene-DNA interactions through Nanogaps

Graphene-DNA interactions through Nanogaps

Scientists have been studying DNA – the molecules that carry the genetic instructions used in growth, development, function and...
Making sodium-ion batteries that last with the help of Graphene

Making sodium-ion batteries that last with the help of Graphene

Credit: American Chemical Society Lithium-ion batteries have become essential in everyday technology. But these power sources can explode under certain circumstances and are not ideal...
Triangulene, the magnetic relative of graphene finally produced

Triangulene, the magnetic relative of graphene finally produced

  Triangulene. No matter how hard you try, you can't put double bonds on the middle rings without having...
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...
Scientists take a fundamental step to further understand graphene’s electronic properties

Scientists take a fundamental step to further understand graphene’s electronic properties

  Graphene's unusual electronic structure enables this extraordinary material to break many records of strength, electricity and heat conduction. Physicists at the Center for Theoretical...
Germanium Phosphide joins the 2D Crystal Family

Germanium Phosphide joins the 2D Crystal Family

Since graphene (a sheet of carbon just one atom thick) was discovered in 2004, the list of 2D crystals has grown considerably. Now, researchers...