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Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes

Rubber material for flexible, unbreakable devices

Rubber material for flexible, unbreakable devices

Sep 12, 2017 Ireland
A group of researchers have discovered a stretchy miracle material that could be used to create highly resistant smart devices and scratch-proof paint for cars.
IDTechEx Show! Exhibit Space Over 90% Sold

IDTechEx Show! Exhibit Space Over 90% Sold

Sep 6, 2017 Worldwide, United States
With over two months to go until the IDTechEx Show! at the Santa Clara Convention Center on November 15 - 16, over 90% of the exhibit space is already sold. The event brings together the hottest emerging technologies including materials, components and systems with end users, who seek to use these technologies to differentiate their products through greater capability.
Synthesizing pure graphene, a miracle material

Synthesizing pure graphene, a miracle material

Aug 31, 2017 United States
Formed deep within the earth, stronger than steel, and thinner than a human hair. These comparisons aren't describing a new super hero. They're describing graphene, a substance that some experts have called "the most amazing and versatile" known to mankind.
Packaging film coated with clay nanotubes

Packaging film coated with clay nanotubes

Aug 25, 2017 Turkey
Sometimes it seems as if fresh fruits, vegetables and meats go bad in the blink of an eye. Consumers are left feeling frustrated, often turning to less expensive processed foods that last longer but are less nutritious.
Fizzy soda water could be key to clean manufacture of graphene

Fizzy soda water could be key to clean manufacture of graphene

Aug 21, 2017 United States
Whether you call it effervescent, fizzy, or sparkling, carbonated water is making a comeback as a beverage.
Laser-induced graphene from wood

Laser-induced graphene from wood

Aug 4, 2017 United States
University scientists have made wood into an electrical conductor by turning its surface into graphene.
Large single-crystal graphene is possible!

Large single-crystal graphene is possible!

Jul 31, 2017 China
Boasting the conductivity, strength and flexibility we wished for, graphene was proposed as one of the most likely substitutes for silicon and other materials. Its launch into the market however is still slow. What is curbing graphene from industrial applications?
Colour-shifting electronic skin

Colour-shifting electronic skin

Jul 27, 2017 China
Researchers have developed a new type of user-interactive electronic skin, with a colour change perceptible to the human eye, and achieved with a much-reduced level of strain. Their results could have applications in robotics, prosthetics and wearable technology.
Sprayable sensing network technology

Sprayable sensing network technology

Jul 14, 2017 Hong Kong
The sprayed sensors can be networked, to render rich real-time information on the health status of the structure under monitoring.
A future without fakes thanks to quantum technology

A future without fakes thanks to quantum technology

Jul 11, 2017 2 United Kingdom
Counterfeit products are a huge problem - from medicines to car parts, fake technology costs lives.
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Graphene, supercaps, and forklifts: networking efforts in Europe

Graphene, supercaps, and forklifts: networking efforts in Europe

Jul 10, 2017
How to turn three niche industries into a pan-European competitive advantage