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Carbon news

A new, cost-effective catalyst made from nickel, tine and ceria can convert carbon dioxide and methane directly into synthesis gas.

The optical and photocatalytic properties of carbon dots can be precisely tuned by controlling the positions of nitrogen atoms in their structure.

Graphene’s unique properties makes it a potential candidate for transparent, stretchable electronics in displays, wearable health monitors, or soft robots.

Why don’t tree frogs slip off wet leaves? The answer lies in their sticky toe pads, which are made up of a mixture of hard and soft materials.

Pre-treatment process controls the chirality of SWNTs by tuning the degree of oxidation of the Co catalyst during growth.

Atomically precise heterojunctions in graphene nanoribbons could enable the design of a new generation of more efficient and powerful nanoelectronics

Composite materials built from monolayers of graphene and a transition metal dichalcogenide can achieve fine electrical control over the spin of electrons.

Manipulating the joints between the nanotubes and graphene sheets in pillared graphene has a significant impact on the material's ability to direct heat.

Fibers made of carbon nanotubes configured as wireless antennas work as well as copper antennas but are 20 times lighter.

Scientists have determined what kind of carbon nanotubes produce the best fibers and developed a novel method for purifying them.

3D nanoelectronic system made up of stacked layers of carbon nanotube transistors and random-access memory cells could improve computational devices.

A novel perovskite solar cell retains more than 95% of its 20% conversion efficiency under full sunlight illumination for more than 1000 hours.

Researchers have shown how laser light can be used to forge graphene into 3D objects such as a pyramid.

A novel fabric-like material electrode could help make batteries and supercapacitors faster and less susceptible to leaks or meltdowns.

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