News - 14 Jan 2010
Boron nitride nanotubes (BNNTs) are the divas of the nanoworld. In possession of alluring properties, they are also notoriously temperamental compared to their carbon-based cousins.
News - 27 Feb 2009
A team of researchers at Penn State has come up with an ingenious method of turning captured CO2 into methane using the energy of the sun.
Fossil fuel use, ranging from electricity generating...
Article - 29 Apr 2014
Graphene is simply one atomic layer of graphite - a layer of sp2 bonded carbon atoms arranged in a hexagonal or honeycomb lattice. Graphite is a commonly found mineral and is composed of many layers...
News - 29 Mar 2019
The multitude of unprecedented and useful properties of graphene have applications that span across construction, telecommunications, aerospace, energy, sensing, and many other industries. Because of...
News - 29 Jun 2017
A durable catalyst for high-performance fuel cells has been fabricated by Rice University Scientists by attaching single ruthenium atoms to graphene.
Catalysts that drive the oxygen reduction...
News - 12 Nov 2010
Future computers may run a little sweeter, thanks to a refinement in the manufacture of graphene at Rice University.
Rice researchers have learned to make pristine sheets of graphene, the...
News - 5 Mar 2009
Dual catalysts may be the key to efficiently turning carbon dioxide and water vapor into methane and other hydrocarbons using titania nanotubes and solar power, according to Penn State...
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...
Article - 4 May 2013
Cyclopentadienyl (Cp) complexes have become attractive precursors for CVD/ALD as they are normally volatile and reactive towards water at considerable .
Article - 11 Apr 2012
Due to the ever increasing energy demand and growing global concern over the environmental impact of CO2 emissions, there is a need to seek solutions to transit from fossil fuels to sustainable...