Article - 28 Mar 2011
Huang et al. produced some astonishing images of graphene grains that resembled a patchwork quilt. To obtain these images the researchers used TEM and diffraction-filtered imaging to show the...
News - 15 Feb 2009
Graphene, a single-atom-thick sheet of carbon, holds remarkable promise for future nanoelectronics applications. Whether graphene actually cuts it in industry, however, depends upon how graphene is...
News - 10 Oct 2012
Catalytic converters work poorly if they have not yet warmed up. Tiny metal particles in a catalytic converter require a minimum temperature to function efficiently. At the Vienna University of...
News - 9 Apr 2014
One of graphene's most sought-after properties is its high conductivity. Argentinian and Brazilian physicists have now successfully calculated the conditions of the transport, or conductance...
Article - 25 Apr 2018
This article describes how scientists at the University of Cambridge used the LatticeAx cleaving machine to support their research into a three-dimensional material with highly unique properties.
News - 28 May 2012
A research team led by Jim DeYoreo from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) of the US Department of Energy has for the first time directly observed the forces behind...
News - 22 Mar 2012
A research team led by Miquel Salmeron from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has detected the transportation pathways of an electrical...
Article - 20 Feb 2014
With the increase in the trend towards nanotechnology and miniaturization increasing in microelectronic devices, a major requirement is the microstructural understanding of materials at the nanoscale...
News - 1 Oct 2014
Using a bio-mimicking analog of one of nature's most efficient light-harvesting structures, blades of grass, an international research team led by Alejandro Briseno of the University of...
News - 6 Oct 2009
IMEC, one of the leading European research centers in photovoltaics, and BP Solar, a leading energy company, demonstrated a 18% conversion efficiency for silicon solar cells made of BP Solar's...