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The 2D magic material

The possible application range of the 2D-modification of carbon grows steadily. Current research shows promising results for applications as touch screens, water filtration or energy storage. Graphene is widely investigated by numerous research groups around the world.

Companies Graphene

Sixonia Tech GmbH, Germany

Sixonia Tech is a technology-driven startup company based in Germany, spun-out of the Chair for Molecular Functional Materials at Technical University of Dresden. Our core technology is the electrochemical production and functionalization of large-flake, few-layer graphene and its processing into v more

News Graphene

  • Novel approach improves graphene-based supercapacitors

    Demand for integrated energy storage devices is growing rapidly as people rely more and more on portable and wireless electronics, and the global need grows for clean energy sources such as solar and wind energies. This is creating an exponential need for advanced energy storage technologies - relia more

  • How can you perforate an atomic layer of material and leave the one underneath intact?

    Nobody can shoot a pistol bullet through a banana in such a way that the skin is perforated but the banana remains intact. However, on the level of individual atomic layers, such a feat has now been achieved - a nano-structuring method has been developed at TU Wien (Vienna), with which certain layer more

  • New material for longer-lasting fuel cells developed

    In the study, published in the journal Nanoscale, scientists produced graphene via a special, scalable technique and used it to develop hydrogen fuel cell catalysts. The research team, involving scientists from Queen Mary University of London and University College London (UCL), showed that this new more

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Videos Graphene

How to Make Graphene

Graphene is one atom thick, stronger than steel, harder than diamond and one of the most conductive materials on earth but researchers at Harvard University and around the world make this wonder material using several household items. more

Scientists pair up two stars from the world of chemistry

Many scientists consider graphene to be a wonder material. Now, a team of researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has succeeded in linking graphene with another important chemical group, the porphyrins. These new hybrid structures could also be used in the field of molecular elec ... more

Graphene: A 2D materials revolution

Graphene is a two-dimensional material made up of sheets of carbon atoms. With its combination of exceptional electrical, mechanical and thermal properties, graphene has the potential to revolutionise industries ranging from healthcare to electronics. more

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Infographics Graphene

Graphene

You may not have been aware, but this week is Graphene Week 2015, which marks a yearly week-long conference at the University of Manchester based around the emerging science and technological applications of graphene. This seemed as good a time as any to take a look at graphene: what it is, why some more

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Definition

Graphene

Graphene ). Notice the step from the substrate at zero height to a graphene flake about 8 angstrom s high, which is on the order of a monolayer . Graphene is a single planar sheet of sp²-bonded carbon atoms. Graphenes are the 2-D counterpart ... more

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