Graphene Sensors

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Combining graphene transistors with MOFs yields selective and sensitive sensors

Karlsruhe Institute Of Technology (KIT) and Technical University of Darmstadt researchers have developed graphene-enhanced sensors for molecules in the gas phase. The functional principle of this new type of sensors is based on sensitive graphene transistors and tailor-made organometallic...

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Swinburne startup ‘SensFit’ uses graphene-enhanced shoe sensors to detect health issues

A new Swinburne-led startup, SensFit Technologies, has developed a smart shoe with inbuilt sensors, aiming to improve the quality of life of older people through the early detection of dementia, diabetic ulcers and other physical activity issues.nique sensor technology...

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Graphene Biosensor Evolution: From devices on silicon to lower cost, more flexible biodegradable plastic

This is a guest-post by Grolltex - producing graphene biosensors on silicon chips today shows low yields, high cost and restrictive packaging options, limiting scalability and market penetration. But optimization may be here.Monolayer, electronics grade graphene is propelling advanced...

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Researchers experiment with LIG to create improved wearable health devices

A Penn State-led international research team (led by Professor Huanyu “Larry” Cheng at Penn State) recently published two studies that could boost research and development of future motion detection, tactile sensing and health monitoring devices.There are various substances that...

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Researchers develop flexible and self-adaptive airflow sensor enabled by a graphene and CNTs membrane

Researchers at the Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering (NIMTE) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), led by Prof. Chen Tao, have developed a flexible and self-adaptive airflow sensor enabled by a graphene and CNTs membrane, which...

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Graphenea Foundry: a platform for the manufacture of graphene-based devices

This is a sponsored post by GrapheneaGraphenea’s Semiconductor catalogue spans from 1x1 cm2 single layer graphene films on a variety of substrates, to fully customized graphene-based device architectures implemented on wafers up to 150mm. The unique vertical integration that...

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Graphene-based sensor can help detect when firefighters’ protective clothing is no longer safe

A University of Alberta researcher is working with Canada-based Davey Textile Solutions and other industry partners to reduce the risk of faulty protective gear used by firefighters, with a graphene-based sensor that can detect the gradual breakdown in garments...

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Graphene-diamond junctions could assist in the realization of neuromorphic optical computers simulating human visual memory systems

Researchers from Nagoya University in Japan have designed highly efficient computing devices using graphene-diamond junctions that mimic some of the human brain's functions.A phenomenon crucial for memory and learning is "synaptic plasticity," the ability of synapses (neuronal links) to...

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Graphene-based plant patches enable continuous monitoring for crop diseases

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed graphene-based patches that plants can “wear” to monitor continuously for plant diseases or other stresses, such as crop damage or extreme heat.“We’ve created a wearable sensor that monitors plant stress and...

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Researchers develop graphene-based sensors that detect COVID-19 quickly and efficiently

Researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) have used sheets of graphene to rapidly detect COVID-19 in laboratory experiments, an advance that could potentially detect variants of the virus.The white rectangle represents the substrate with graphene functionalized with...

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