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Graphene

IDTechEx TVPatterned graphene onto food, paper, cloth, cardboard

Patterned graphene onto food, paper, cloth, cardboard

Feb 15, 2018 United States
Scientists who introduced laser-induced graphene have enhanced their technique to produce what may become a new class of edible electronics.
Stacking on the graphene

Stacking on the graphene

Feb 13, 2018 Japan
Researchers have found a way to form two materials, each made of three layers of graphene. Each material's graphene is stacked differently and has unique electrical properties. Their work has implications for the development of novel electronic devices.
New graphene textile collections

New graphene textile collections

Feb 9, 2018 United Kingdom
The launch of two new textile collections containing Graphene Plus.
Using crumpled graphene balls to make better batteries

Using crumpled graphene balls to make better batteries

Jan 25, 2018 United States
Lithium metal-based batteries have the potential to turn the battery industry upside down. With the theoretically ultra-high capacity of lithium metal used by itself, this new type of battery could power everything from personal devices to cars.
Potentially life-saving health monitor

Potentially life-saving health monitor

Jan 19, 2018 United Kingdom
Sick babies in remote parts of the world could be monitored from afar, thanks to new wearable technology.
Graphene sensors that could revolutionise the Internet of Things

Graphene sensors that could revolutionise the Internet of Things

Jan 12, 2018 United Kingdom
Researchers have devised graphene sensors embedded into RFIDs, which have the potential to revolutionise the Internet of Things.
Engineers create artificial graphene

Engineers create artificial graphene

Dec 18, 2017 United States
Researchers are the first to observe the electronic structure of graphene in an engineered semiconductor; finding could lead to progress in advanced optoelectronics and data processing.
Chemists synthesize narrow ribbons of graphene using light and heat

Chemists synthesize narrow ribbons of graphene using light and heat

Dec 15, 2017 United States
Silicon — the shiny, brittle metal commonly used to make semiconductors — is an essential ingredient of modern-day electronics. But as electronic devices have become smaller and smaller, creating tiny silicon components that fit inside them has become more challenging and more expensive.
Battery material with 5x faster charging speed

Battery material with 5x faster charging speed

Dec 5, 2017 Korea
Recently, a team of researchers at the developed a "graphene ball," a unique battery material that enables a 45% increase in capacity, and five times faster charging speeds than standard lithium-ion batteries.
Using natural motion of 2D materials as source of clean energy

Using natural motion of 2D materials as source of clean energy

Nov 24, 2017 United States
Graphene is a seemingly impossible material. For years, scientists had theorized that lifting a single layer of carbon atoms from a chunk of graphite could produce the first two-dimensional material, which they called graphene.
Graphene enables high-speed electronics on flexible materials

Graphene enables high-speed electronics on flexible materials

Nov 6, 2017 Sweden
A flexible detector for terahertz frequencies has been developed by researchers using graphene transistors on plastic substrates. It is the first of its kind, and can extend the use of terahertz technology to applications that will require flexible electronics, such as wireless sensor networks and wearable technology.