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Technology Briefing and Scouting Report on Silicene, Graphyne, Graphdiyne and Graphane

Published on April 15, 2013 at 7:45 AM

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Silicene, Graphyne, Graphdiyne and Graphane - A Technology Briefing and Scouting Report that Looks Beyond Graphene" report to their offering.

The technology scouting services arm of Del Stark Technology Solutions has published a new technology briefing on Silicene, Graphyne, Graphdiyne and Graphane to look at materials beyond Graphene. This report provides access to news, patents, academic research findings and also highlights universities and institutes working in the field, as well as, companies and research organisations that are patenting.

Silicene has been described as the graphene equivalent for silicon and has attracted tremendous attention as it could have a wider impact on the future developments in expanding areas of spintronics and nanoelectronics.

Silicene has a tunable band gap and displays interesting physical, magnetic, and electronic properties and structurally it has been described as a honeycomb configuration. These features have been highly contrasted in the literature against graphene, demonstrating that silicene has a richer structure. This structure can be used for functionalisation and developing future electronics and electro-magnetic correlated devices. The possible compatibility of silicene with current silicon-based micro-/nano technology will be of huge industrial interest.

Excerpts

Silicene is one of hot materials and promising as a material used for device applications.

  • Noriaki Takagi, Department of Advanced Materials Science Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo

Silicene is expected to enter industry in a big way because the Silicon technology is very well developed and much of that may be used to develop Silicene based electronics.

  • Dr.Gautam Mukhopadhyay, Institute Chair Professor in Physics, Physics Department, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay,

Key Topics Covered:

1. Introduction

2. General Description of Silicene, Graphyne, Graphdiyne and Graphane

3. Expert Views and Opinions regarding Silicene

4. Expert Views and Opinions regarding Graphyne

5. Relevant News Items

6. Silicene - Universities and or Institutes working in the field

7. Graphyne - Universities and or Institutes working in the field

8. Graphdiyne - Universities and or Institutes working in the field

9. Graphdiyne Patents

10. Graphane Patents

11. Fluorographene Patents

12. Interesting Finds

13. Conclusions

14. Recommendations

Source: http://www.researchandmarkets.com

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