<b>Molecular adlayer produced by dissolving water-insoluble nanographene in water</b>

Molecular adlayer produced by dissolving water-insoluble nanographene in water

Even though nanographene is insoluble in water and organic solvents, Kumamoto University (KU) and Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) researchers have found a way to dissolve it in water. Using "molecular containers" that encapsulate...
<b>Depth-dependent valence stratification in a lithium-rich layered cathode</b>

Depth-dependent valence stratification in a lithium-rich layered cathode

a Structural characterization of LirNMC cathode material by XRD and Rietveld refinement. The inset graph shows the SEM image of LirNMC particles. b Charge-discharge profile and electrochemical cycling data of LirNMC | |Li metal half-cell....
<b>Strain engineering of 2D semiconductors and graphene</b>

Strain engineering of 2D semiconductors and graphene

Strain engineering can significantly manipulate the two-dimensional (2D) materials' electronic and optical properties, which endow it the potential applications in optoelectronics and nanophotonics....
<b>New Automated 3D Printing Method to Produce Multicolor Microstructures</b>

New Automated 3D Printing Method to Produce Multicolor Microstructures

Researchers have developed an automated 3D printing method that can produce multicolor 3D microstructures using different materials. The new method could be used to make a variety of optical components including optical sensors and light-dr...
<b>World's smallest atom-memory unit created</b>

World's smallest atom-memory unit created

Faster, smaller, smarter and more energy-efficient chips for everything from consumer electronics to big data to brain-inspired computing could soon be on the way after engineers created the smallest memory device yet....
<b>Graphene-enhanced asphalt to be tested in Dartford, UK</b>

Graphene-enhanced asphalt to be tested in Dartford, UK

Highways contractor Amey and its client Kent County Council will be testing Gipave, an Italian graphene-based asphalt supermodifier said to extend pavement life. The trial is taking place as part of the Association of Directors of Environme...
<b>A new and efficient way to create nanographene for power and display devices</b>

A new and efficient way to create nanographene for power and display devices

The copper probe can manipulate matter at the atomic scale. Credit: © 2020 Shiotari et al. Nanographene is a material that could radically improve solar cells, fuel cells, LEDs and more. Typically, the synthesis of this material has been i...
<b>Benefits of renewable energy vary from place to place</b>

Benefits of renewable energy vary from place to place

"For years, researchers have taken different approaches to try to assess the environmental benefits of renewable energy," says Harrison Fell, co-author of the study and an associate professor of energy economics at NC State. "The Energy Inf...
<b>Sweden-based 2D Fab announces the opening of its new graphene production plant</b>

Sweden-based 2D Fab announces the opening of its new graphene production plant

The Swedish graphene manufacturer 2D fab has announced that its new industrial-sized volume production plant has opened. Apart from increased production capacity, the new plant is said to be more energy-efficient and enables a consistent gr...
<b>2D Fab to commercialize graphene battery anode following successful funding round</b>

2D Fab to commercialize graphene battery anode following successful funding round

Sweden-based 2D fab has recently closed a new share issue of approximately €700,000. The capital will primarily be used for developing the organization and for commercializing the Company's graphene products. The share issue was directed...