Hexagonal boron nitride (h-BN) is a layered material with a graphite-type structure in which planar networks of BN hexagons are regularly stacked. As a structural analogue of carbon nanotubes, BN...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2516 | 21 Feb 2010
Another path to producing materials with exceptional properties lies with a material that is known to form similar structures to carbon nanotubes. This material is boron nitride and boron nitride...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1961 | 9 Aug 2007
Since their discovery several methods have been used to produce single and multi walled nanotubes. These include plasma arc discharge, pulsed lasers, chemical vapor deposition, ball milling etc. These...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1561 | 16 May 2006
Veeco has been and continues to be the world’s leading supplier of MBE components
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2142 | 1 May 2008
By Cameron Chai
Experiments conducted by a group of scientists from the Materials Sciences Division at the Lawrence Berkeley Lab and the University of California have shown that graphene on boron...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=22567 | 1 Jun 2011
What researchers might call "white graphene" may be the perfect sidekick for the real thing as a new era unfolds in nanoscale electronics.
But single-atom-thick layers of hexagonal boron nitride...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=18808 | 30 Jul 2010
Rice University researchers have found a way to stitch graphene and hexagonal boron nitride (h-BN) into a two-dimensional quilt that offers new paths of exploration for materials scientists.
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=16224 | 2 Mar 2010
The arrangement of carbon atoms differentiates a pencil lead from a pricey diamond. In the past three decades, new carbon materials such as fullerenes, carbon nanotubes (CNTs), and graphene have...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2847 | 20 Apr 2011
Tough, ultralight foam of atom-thick sheets can be made to any size and shape through a chemical process invented at Rice University.
In microscopic images, the foam dubbed “GO-0.5BN”...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=30736 | 30 Jul 2014
Nanoscale defects are enormously important in shaping the electrical, optical, and mechanical properties of a material. For example, a defect may donate charge or scatter electrons moving from one...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=33636 | 4 Sep 2015