Article - 21 Jun 2012
Carbon nanotubes are one of the most exciting materials available to us - but synthesizing them in industrial quantities is still a challenge.
Article - 7 Jun 2010
Nanotechnology, with its unprecedented control over the structure of materials, can provide us with superior materials that will unlock tremendous potential of many energy technologies currently at...
News - 26 Apr 2019
Electrochemical imaging shows that phosphorus and nitrogen atoms are vital for improving the potential of holey graphene to boost the liberation of hydrogen during electrolysis.
News - 25 Oct 2016
According to Rice University scientists, graphene layers that are separated by nanotube pillars of boron nitride may be an appropriate material to store hydrogen fuel in cars.
The Department of...
News - 29 Aug 2015
Physicists at the University of Basel succeed in synthesizing boron-doped graphene nanoribbons and characterizing their structural, electronic and chemical properties. The modified material could...
News - 21 Aug 2015
Researchers at Rice University have discovered a new way to integrate metallic nanoparticles that convert graphene into a viable catalyst for various applications, including fuel cells.
News - 6 May 2015
Electronics is based on the manipulation of electrons and other charge carriers, but in addition to charge, electrons possess a property known as spin. When spin is manipulated with magnetic and...
News - 12 Mar 2015
As a novel energy storage device, supercapacitors have attracted substantial attention in recent years due to their ultra-high charge and discharge rate, excellent stability, long cycle life and very...
News - 23 May 2013
Researchers have created a new type of transparent electrode that might find uses in solar cells, flexible displays for computers and consumer electronics and future "optoelectronic"...
News - 11 Dec 2012
The electronic properties of graphene films are directly affected by the characteristics of the substrates on which they are grown or to which they are transferred. Researchers are taking advantage of...