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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

  • Improving high-energy lithium-ion batteries with carbon filler

    Lithium-ion batteries are the major rechargeable power source for many portable devices as well as electric vehicles, but their use is limited, because they do not provide high power output while simultaneously allowing reversible energy storage. Research reported in Applied Physics Reviews, by AIP more

  • Tips for making nanographene

    Nanographene is a material that is anticipated to radically improve solar cells, fuel cells, LEDs and more. Typically the synthesis of this material has been imprecise and difficult to control. For the first time, researchers have discovered a simple way to gain precise control over the fabrication more

  • Flash graphene rocks strategy for plastic waste

    Plastic waste comes back in black as pristine graphene, thanks to ACDC. That's what Rice University scientists call the process they employed to make efficient use of waste plastic that would otherwise add to the planet's environmental woes. In this instance, the lab of Rice chemist James Tour modif 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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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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