News - 25 Dec 2009
In a blown-up image from a scanning tunneling microscope, it looks just like an endless sheet of chicken wire: a simple flat sheet made up of a lattice of hexagons. But this nanoscopic material called...
News - 29 Oct 2007
The birth secret of buckyballs - hollow spheres of carbon no wider than a strand of DNA - has been caught on tape by researchers at Sandia National Laboratory and Rice University. An electron...
Article - 17 Jun 2004
Buckytubes have potential applications in fields such as field emitters, conductive polymers, energy storage, molecular electronics, thermal materials, structural composites, fibres and fabrics,...
News - 24 Sep 2019
New research at the Queen Mary University of London shows that graphene is both a 3D material and a 2D material.
Understanding that it is a 3D material is crucial for appreciating its...
News - 23 Mar 2018
Rice University scientists claim that it is easy and cost-effective to fabricate shiny pellets of graphite from functionalized graphene.
A report published in Carbon demonstrates how graphene...
News - 22 Dec 2017
Researchers have long thought that graphene, a unique form of carbon, repels water, a property known as being hydrophobic.
However, a new study published in the journal Advanced Materials has...
News - 1 Apr 2015
An unusual and very exciting form of carbon - that can be created by drawing on paper- looks to hold the key to real-time, high throughput DNA sequencing, a technique that would revolutionise medical...
News - 16 Oct 2013
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Nanocomposites (Carbon Nanotubes, Polymer Metal Fiber, Nanofibers, Graphene, Nanoplatelet And Others) Market Report 2013-2018"...
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 - 4 Oct 2012
Researchers at Rice University are designing transparent, two-terminal, three-dimensional computer memories on flexible sheets that show promise for electronics and sophisticated heads-up...