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US graphene developer wins strong investor support

US graphene developer wins strong investor support

An oversubscribed fundraising round for US manufacturer demonstrates growing investor interest in graphene. Nanotech Energy, a leading supplier of graphene, announced that its ‘Series C Preferred’ round of funding was expected to close at $25 million for a post-money...

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Graphene Water Filtration & Recycling System

Graphene Water Filtration & Recycling System

A new graphene water filtration and recycling system has been developed which uses graphene oxide with a cheaper material to create a recyclable membrane. "Concern that the U.S. military could run out of water while washing tanks and trucks exposed to chemical and...

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Graphene Composites for Planes and Cars

Graphene Composites for Planes and Cars

Graphene composites which include fibre, polymer matrix and graphene layers all work together to distribute mechanical stress, resulting in a material with improved strength and other beneficial properties. This makes them ideal for use in the transport industry....

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Smog eating Graphene Composite Reduces Pollution

Smog eating Graphene Composite Reduces Pollution

A smog eating graphene photocatalyst has been developed that could help reduce atmospheric pollution. It works by degrading Nitrogen Oxides. "Graphene Flagship partners the University of Bologna, Politecnico di Milano, CNR, NEST, Italcementi HeidelbergCement Group,...

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Making Methanol Just got Easier

Making Methanol Just got Easier

Making methanol just got a lot easier, now that chemists at Yale have opened up a new electron highway. They use graphene as a catalyst. "The discovery, published online Nov. 27 in the journal Nature, finds a novel solution for two chemical tasks: producing methanol—a...

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Graphene Containing Tires Test Results

Graphene Containing Tires Test Results

Graphene-containing tires exhibit good performance during an 18 month development and testing programme in the UK. They showed improvements in wear resistance, rolling resistance, fuel economy and braking performance. "Gratomic has announced a breakthrough technology...

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Graphene based Disc Brake Rotors for Cyclists

Graphene based Disc Brake Rotors for Cyclists

Disc brake rotors that are graphene based would dissipate heat more readily as well as being lighter and stronger. Product is in prototype stage now. "Dassi Bikes is to launch a graphene disc brake rotor into the market as of Q1 2020, the founder Stuart Abbott has...

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Bending Multilayer Graphene

Bending Multilayer Graphene

Bending multilayer graphene - "When you bend it a lot, it acts like a stack of papers where the atomic layers can slide past each other." "New research by engineers at the University of Illinois combines atomic-scale experimentation with computer modelling to...

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Graphene Future Applications

Graphene Future Applications

Graphene promised a world of future applications, including super-fast electronics, ultra-sensitive sensors and incredibly durable materials. "The wonder material graphene — an array of interlinked carbon atoms arranged in a sheet just one atom thick — promised a...

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Graphene-based Antennae for NASA Space Programs

Graphene-based Antennae for NASA Space Programs

Graphene-based antennae to be used in NASA space programme. This project is also relevant for consumer electronics, medical, smartphone technology and aerospace. "Dr Maggie Chen, associate professor of engineering at Texas State University, has spent the last 15 years...

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