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Researchers use HPC and experiment to refine graphene production

An international team of researchers, in an effort to produce cheap, defect-free graphene in larger quantities, have used GCS HPC resources to develop more efficient methods for producing graphene at an industrial scale.Recent research indicates that using a liquid...

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Graphene turned ultrastiff by optical forging

Researchers at the Nanoscience Center of the University of Jyväskylä have demonstrated how an experimental technique called optical forging can make graphene ultrastiff - increase its stiffness by several orders of magnitude. Graphene typically has ultrasmall bending modulus, but...

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Researchers design a method that enables scanning electron microscopes to see graphene growing

Researchers from the University of Surrey have designed a new method that enables common laboratory scanning electron microscopes to see graphene growing over a microchip surface in real time.This discovery could create a way to control the growth of...

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Researchers design atomically precise graphene nanoribbon heterojunction sensor

An international research team, led by the University of Cologne, has succeeded in connecting several atomically precise graphene nanoribbons to form complex structures. The scientists have synthesized and spectroscopically characterized nanoribbon heterojunctions, and were able to integrate the heterojunctions...

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Researchers design a graphene-based encrypted key for novel hardware security

Penn State researchers have designed a graphene-based way to make encrypted keys harder to crack, in an attempt to protect data in an age where more and more private data is stored and shared digitally. Current silicon technology exploits...

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Researchers demonstrate reversible fusion and fission of graphene oxide–based fibers

Researchers from Zhejiang University, Xi'an Jiaotong University and Monash University have developed a way to bind multiple strands of graphene oxide together, creating a process that could prove useful in manufacturing complex architectures.Reversible fusion and fission of GO fibers....

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Rice team modifies laser-induced graphene process to create micron-scale patterns in photoresist

A Rice University team has modified its laser-induced graphene technique to make high-resolution, micron-scale patterns of the conductive material for consumer electronics and other applications. Laser-induced graphene (LIG), introduced in 2014 by Rice chemist James Tour, involves burning away...

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Researchers turn ‘magic angle graphene’ into insulator or superconductor by applying an electric voltage

Researchers at ETH Zurich, led by Klaus Ensslin and Thomas Ihn at the Laboratory for Solid State Physics, have succeeded in turning specially prepared graphene flakes either into insulators or into superconductors by applying an electric voltage. This technique...

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New method to produce graphene nanoribbons could promote use in telecommunications applications

University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers have fabricated graphene into the smallest ribbon structures to date, using a method that is said to make scaling-up simple. In tests with these tiny ribbons, the scientists discovered they were closing in on the...

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Researchers take a step towards achieving topological qubits in graphene

Researchers from Spain, Finland and France have demonstrated that magnetism and superconductivity can coexist in graphene, opening a path towards graphene-based topological qubits.Schematic illustration of the interplay of magnetism and superconductivity in a graphene grain boundary, a potential building...

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