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Graphene Holds Promise for New Kind of Drug Delivery System

Graphene Holds Promise for New Kind of Drug Delivery System

A chance discovery about the 'wonder material' graphene – already exciting scientists because of its potential uses in electronics, energy storage and energy generation – takes it a step closer to being used in medicine and human health. [More]
NSF Awards $1.7 Million Grant to Characterize and Synthesize New Class of Ultra-Thin Film Materials

NSF Awards $1.7 Million Grant to Characterize and Synthesize New Class of Ultra-Thin Film Materials

Three University of California, Riverside engineers are part of team recently awarded a nearly $1.7 million grant from the National Science Foundation to characterize, analyze and synthesize a new class of ultra-thin film materials that could improve the performance of personal electronics, optoelectronic devices and energy conversion systems. [More]
Extremely Short Light Pulses Help Control Electrical Behavior of Graphene

Extremely Short Light Pulses Help Control Electrical Behavior of Graphene

Graphene, an ultrathin form of carbon with exceptional electrical, optical, and mechanical properties, has become a focus of research on a variety of potential uses. Now researchers at MIT have found a way to control how the material conducts electricity by using extremely short light pulses, which could enable its use as a broadband light detector. [More]
Xerox Research Centre Canada Issued US Patent for Graphene Nano-Sheets

Xerox Research Centre Canada Issued US Patent for Graphene Nano-Sheets

As one of the world’s top innovative companies, patent milestones honor inventors and serve as a reminder of how important new ideas are to an organization’s future. Xerox researchers worldwide are some of the most prolific inventors in the world – generating more than 1,000 U.S. patents each year. [More]
Gwent Exports Graphene-Enabled Inks

Gwent Exports Graphene-Enabled Inks

Whilst others are still striving to get reliable and repeatable product. The Gwent Group. Gwent Electronic Materials based in South Wales UK have broken through the graphene based materials commercialisation barrier and are already exporting graphene-enabled inks to the Far East and the USA. [More]
Graphene Oxide Sheets Self-Assemble to Form Nanoengineered Foam

Graphene Oxide Sheets Self-Assemble to Form Nanoengineered Foam

Tough, ultralight foam of atom-thick sheets can be made to any size and shape through a chemical process invented at Rice University. [More]
New Photonics-Based Chemical Sensors Using Graphene

New Photonics-Based Chemical Sensors Using Graphene

Graphene could enable new kind of photonics-based chemical sensors and photo-detectors, University of Manchester researchers have shown. [More]
Nano-Material Based Supercapacitors May Increase Interest for Electric Cars in Germany

Nano-Material Based Supercapacitors May Increase Interest for Electric Cars in Germany

Electric cars are very much welcomed in Norway and they are a common sight on the roads of the Scandinavian country – so much so that electric cars topped the list of new vehicle registrations for the second time. This poses a stark contrast to the situation in Germany, where electric vehicles claim only a small portion of the market. [More]
Cost-Effective Technology to Synthesize Heteroatom-Doped Graphenes

Cost-Effective Technology to Synthesize Heteroatom-Doped Graphenes

A research team led by group leader Yung-Eun Sung has announced that they have developed cost-effective technology to synthesize sulfur-doped and nitrogen-doped graphenes which can be applied as high performance electrodes for secondary batteries and fuel cells. [More]
Graphene Frontiers Closes $1.6 Million Series Seed B Funding

Graphene Frontiers Closes $1.6 Million Series Seed B Funding

Mike Patterson, CEO of Graphene Frontiers, announced the successful closing of $1.6 million in Series Seed B funding to finance production of cutting edge biological and chemical sensors for the life science, defense, intelligence, and environmental industries. [More]