Colloids Group Funds Nanocomposite Project

Colloids Group is funding a joint collaborative Ph.D. research project with the Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC) at The University of Manchester. “The centre specialises in the rapid development and scale up of graphene and other 2D materials...

Borophene and Graphene into 2-D Heterostructures

Research which integrates borophene and graphene, is an important step toward creating integrated circuits from these nano-materials for electronics use. Nanomaterials could provide the basis of many emerging technologies, including extremely tiny, flexible, and...

Smart Suitcase is Graphene Based

A smart suitcase which is graphene based and very environmentally friendly is now at prototype stage. “A prototype for a graphene- based smart suitcase made of 100% of recycled plastic has been developed in collaboration with The University of Manchester. 400...

Graphene Filter to Trap Bacteria

Using a graphene filter to trap bacteria may be of great benefit to hospitals where special ventilation is needed. Another application would be filtering air on commercial aircraft. “Airborne bacteria may see what looks like a comfy shag carpet on which to...

Physics of Ceramic Graphene Composites

The physics of ceramic graphene composites. Ceramics are more resistant to cracks when graphene is added according to recent physics research. “Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) physicists and materials researchers studied the...

Graphene boosts microscope resolution by factor of 10

Graphene boosts microscope resolution by a factor of 10. This “innovation could allow researchers in a wide variety of fields to measure molecular positions to unprecedented degrees of accuracy”. “Sub-nanometre resolution in 3D position measurements...