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Carbon breakthrough could mean cheap, eternally stretching graphene [Materials Science]

2 years agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Graphene, the eternally stretching two-dimensional form of carbon, is one of the most promising synthetic materials in existence, but is still costly to produce to specification. New research released in the PNAS shows a simple and cheap way to produce the stuff, and could herald a graphene revolution. More »
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Breakthrough in developing super-material graphene

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (4 years ago)

A collaborative research project has brought the world a step closer to producing a new material on which future nanotechnology could be based. Researchers have demonstrated how an incredible material, graphene, could hold the key t... Read Post

New hybrid carbon material discovered

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (3 years ago)

A new hybrid carbon material, which combines graphene and nanotubes in the form of graphene nanoribbons encapsulated into single-walled carbon nanotubes -- has been discovered by researchers in Finland and Sweden. Read Post

Breakthrough In Energy Storage: New Carbon Material Shows Promise Of Storing Large Quantities Of Renewable Electrical Energy

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (6 years ago)

Engineers and scientists have achieved a breakthrough in the use of a one-atom thick structure called "graphene" as a new carbon-based material for storing electrical charge in ultracapacitor devices, perhaps paving the way for the ... Read Post


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