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Graphene and quantum dots combined with CMOS integrated circuits create a broadband image sensor that works as a digital camera.

A single study has found that graphene displays superlubricity and that hexagonal boron nitride is as strong as diamond but lighter and more flexible.

Scientists have quadrupled the capacity of the anode in lithium-ion batteries by simply replacing graphite with silicon.

By sandwiching rare earth metals between layers of graphene, scientists have been able to control its band gap.

Scientists have developed a way to convert fallen leaves into a porous carbon material for use as a supercapacitor electrode.

Fernando Torres recipient of 2017 Embracing Challenge award

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Adding nanodiamonds to the electrolyte in lithium-ion batteries can help prevent the formation of short-circuiting dendrites.

Novel yarns made from carbon nanotubes can generate electricity when they are stretched or twisted.

Carbonated water offers a greener way to remove graphene produced by chemical vapor deposition from metal substrates.

A novel process can convert carbon dioxide into 3D graphene with micropores across its surface, which could make an ideal supercapacitor material.

Scientists have used a laser to turn the surface of pine wood into a form of graphene, potentially offering a way to produce biodegradable electronics.

A novel light-activated material can chemically convert carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide without generating unwanted by-products.

Using a novel method, scientists have design a material that conducts electricity and emits white light when exposed to electricity.

Researchers have significantly increased the temperature at which carbon-based materials can act as superconductors.

Submissions are being accepted for the 2018 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Researchers in Developing Countries.

Find out who will receive one of the 2016 Acta student awards.

Converting an organic polymer to carbon via heating offers a novel way to fix catalyst nanoparticles onto electrode surfaces.

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