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Researchers produce extremely conductive graphene-enhanced hydrogel for medical applications

An interdisciplinary research team of the Research Training Group (RTG) 2154 "Materials for Brain" at Kiel University (CAU) has developed a method to produce graphene-enhanced hydrogels with an excellent level of electrical conductivity. What makes this method special is...

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KIST researchers develop stretchable graphene-based lithium-ion battery

A research team from the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) recently developed a graphene-based lithium-ion battery that is flexible enough to be stretched.Dr. Jeong Gon Son's research team at the Photo-Electronic Hybrids Research Center at the Korea...

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Stretchable Li-ion battery enhanced with graphene and CNTs to benefit wearable electronics

Scientists in the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) have worked with graphene and carbon nanotubes to develop a working lithium-ion battery that can be stretched by up to 50% without damage to any of the components. According...

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The Graphene Flagship announces its 2019-2030 graphene application roadmap

The EU Graphene Flagship has published its graphene application roadmap, showing when the flagship expects different graphene applications to mature and enter the market.As can be seen in the roadmap above (click here for a larger image), the first...

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ISOF CNF researchers develop a graphene-based OFET for future OLED and OLET displays

Researchers from Italy's ISOF-CNF institute have developed new organic n-type FET transistors (OFETs) based on CVD graphene sheets. The researchers say that the new process and materials they used can enable flexible, transparent and short-channel OFETs - which could...

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Northwestern team creates ‘GO dough’ for easy molding and transporting

Researchers from Northwestern University have turned graphene oxide (GO) into a soft, moldable and kneadable "play dough" that can be shaped and reshaped into free-standing, three-dimensional structures. Called “GO dough”, this malleable material is said to solve several long-standing...

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BOE Display is looking into graphene-based touch panels for next-gen flexible displays

China-based display maker BOE Group announced that it is looking into adopting graphene for next-generation touch screens. The company says that graphene has several advantages over current technologies, though production capacity remains insufficient at this stage. Read more about...

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Surwon Technology uses graphene in an attempt to double the life-cycle of Li-ion batteries

Surwon Technology, a Hong Kong based materials developer, has reported a new graphene-based technique with the potential of doubling the life-time performance of conventional lithium-ion batteries.“The challenge for all energy dependent applications lies in creating a more robust, efficient...

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Chinese scientists develop flexible fast-charging aluminum-graphene battery

Researchers from Zhejiang University in China have developed a safe, flexible, fast-charging aluminum-graphene battery. The team's design relies on using graphene films as the anode and metallic aluminum as the cathode. It was reported that the battery could work...

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A new graphene material called diamene switches from flexible to harder-than-diamond upon impact

Researchers from The City University of New York (CUNY) describe a process for creating diamene: flexible, layered sheets of graphene that temporarily become harder than diamond and impenetrable upon impact. The material is fascinating as it is as flexible...

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