November 7, 2013, 1 Comment

Columbia Engineers develop new device architecture for 2D materials, making electrical contact from the 1D edge.  Researchers have experimentally demonstrated for the first time that it is possible to electrically […]


Major Leap Towards Graphene for Solar Cells

October 16, 2013, No comments

Surprising result: Graphene retains its properties even when coated with silicon. Graphene has extreme conductivity and is completely transparent whil ...


Graphene’s Behaviour Depends on where it Sits

August 16, 2012, 1 Comment

New findings show that the material beneath the thin carbon sheets determines how they react chemically and electrically. When you look at a gift-wrap ...


New Graphene-Based Material Could Revolutionize Electronics

May 3, 2012, 1 Comment

The most transparent, lightweight and flexible material ever for conducting electricity has been invented by a team from the University of Exeter. Cal ...

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    Graphene Nanopores Unlock DNA
    March 23, 2012, No comments

    Look at the tip of that old pencil in your desk drawer, and what you’ll see are layers of graphite that are thousands of atoms thick. Use the pencil to […]

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    Customisable Graphene Nanowiggles
    January 9, 2012, No comments

    A research team led by Vincent Meunier from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has discovered the unique properties of graphene nanowiggles, a new type of graphene material, by utilizing the capabilities of […]

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    Dream Screens from Graphene
    August 2, 2011, No comments

    Flexible, transparent electronics are closer to reality with the creation of graphene-based electrodes at Rice University. The lab of Rice chemist James Tour lab has created thin films that could […]

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    Graphene – Future Miracle Material?
    May 21, 2011, No comments

    In the 19th century novel, Flatland, by Edward A. Abbott, residents of that fictional country exist in only two dimensions. Women are born as line segments, while men come in […]