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Fabrication on patterned silicon carbide produces bandgap to advance graphene electronics

By fabricating graphene structures atop nanometer-scale “steps” etched into silicon carbide, researchers have for the first time created a substantial…

BASF and Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research inaugurate joint research laboratory for graphene

BASF and the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research (MPI-P) opened their joint research and development platform, the Carbon Materials Innovation Center…

Data storage: Ribbon readers

Graphene — a single layer of carbon atoms packed in a hexagonal lattice — has a number of appealing properties owing to its two-dimensional geometry.It has,…

Writing graphene circuitry with ion 'pens'

The team has developed a promising new technique for creating graphene patterns on top of silicon carbide (SiC). SiC comprises both silicon and carbon, but at…

Researching Graphene Nanoelectronics for a Post-Silicon World

Copper’s days are numbered, and a new study at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute could hasten the downfall of the ubiquitous metal in smart phones, tablet…

PolyU scientists achieves breakthrough in graphene research

The study of graphene has become a hot topic after two scientists based in Manchester received the Nobel Prize in Physics for their ground-breaking research…

New material synthesized: graphene nanoribbons inside of carbon nanotubes

Graphene, a one atom thin flake of plain carbon, has a wide range of unusual and highly interesting properties. As a conductor of electricity it performs as…

Electronic life on the edge

As far back as the 1990s, long before anyone had actually isolated graphene – a honeycomb lattice of carbon just one atom thick – theorists were predicting…

Perfect Ribbons

Electronic components based on graphene could render our current silicon-based electronics obsolete. Graphene, a more recently discovered form of carbon,…

Armchair nanoribbons made into spintronic device

In a development that may revolutionize handheld electronics, flat-panel displays, touch panels, electronic ink, and solar cells, as well as drastically reduce…

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