News - 28 Jan 2021
Just a little soap helps clean up the challenging process of preparing two-dimensional hexagonal boron nitride (hBN).
Rice University chemists have found a way to get the maximum amount of quality...
News - 25 Nov 2019
The development of new and advanced components of two-dimensional (2D) materials, such as graphene, necessitates tools to characterize their quality. Raman spectroscopy is the gold standard for this...
News - 12 Nov 2018
A research team has come up with an easy and cost-effective method for producing irradiated nanodiamonds and other similar nanomaterials that can be used in extremely sensitive diagnostics of various...
News - 11 Nov 2014
Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have made the first direct observations of a one-dimensional boundary separating two different, atom-thin materials,...
News - 4 Nov 2013
Dr. Cory Dean, assistant professor of physics at The City College of New York, is the lead author of a paper published November 1 in the journal “Science” that demonstrates it is possible...
News - 18 May 2013
Frustration led to revelation when Rice University scientists determined how graphene might be made useful for high-capacity batteries.
Calculations by the Rice lab of theoretical physicist...
News - 9 Apr 2010
Graphene, the two-dimensional crystalline form of carbon, is a potential superstar for the electronics industry.
With freakishly mobile electrons that can blaze through the material at nearly...
Article - 21 Jan 2021
Scanning Capacitance (SCM) and Scanning Spreading Resistance Microscopy (SSRM) are both powerful methods for carrier profiling. This article discusses the performance of the PARK AFM NX-Hivac for both...
Article - 2 Jul 2020
SSRM and SCM are both established scanning probe-based methods for two-dimensional carrier profiling.
Article - 21 May 2018
Many 2D materials have now been theoretically or practically explored showing odd properties which are completely different from those of the bulk '3D' material and are categorized as...