Article - 6 Jan 2017
True two-dimensional (2D) materials have a thickness of only one atom. Interest in 2D materials has increased significantly ever since the first group of researchers isolated a single sheet of...
Article - 21 Feb 2010
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...
Article - 20 Apr 2011
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...
Article - 5 Apr 2013
Boron nitride nanoparticles possess high thermal conductivity, and are a good conductor of heat. They are also a good electrical insulator, and have high-temperature lubricity features.
Article - 4 Jul 2017
Out of the many boron nitride (BN) structural forms, cubic-BN (c-BN) nanodots (NDs) offer the potential for a variety of new opportunities across a plethora of applications.
Article - 9 Aug 2007
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...
Article - 16 May 2006
Since their discovery several methods have been used to produce single and multi walled nanotubes.
Article - 12 Apr 2013
Graphene is a hot research and industrial topic as it demonstrates innovative mechanical, electrical and optical properties.
Article - 8 Oct 2013
Nanoscale coatings of the 2D material hexagonal boron nitride (h-BN) have been shown to protect materials from oxidizing under high temperature conditions, in a news study from Rice University.
Article - 28 Jan 2017
A two-dimensional material with unique properties, graphene is very desirable in industry for a wide range of applications. Some applications have already been successful, despite the relatively short...