Graphene Detector for 3D Imaging of the Universe

A graphene detector in future telescopes could greatly supercharge their abilities to reveal more of the hidden universe. This has potential for astronomy. “Researchers from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden have discovered that along with its many...

Switching Spin Currents on and off in Graphene

How to find a way of switching spin currents on and off in graphene is the task of this research at University of Groningen. Graphene is an excellent conductor of electron spins but it is difficult to manipulate spin currents in the material. “In order to make...

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...