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For the first time, researchers have produced a coherent qubit made from graphene and the 2D material hexagonal boron nitride.

graphene can covert high frequency gigahertz signals into the terahertz range

A composite made of lignin, nylon and carbon fiber possesses just the right mix of viscosity when hot and strength when cool for 3D printing.

Pristine graphene formed into geometric shapes such as narrow ribbons connected to wide-open regions can efficiently convert light into electricity.

Researchers have found that the density of intentionally introduced point defects in graphene electrodes is directly proportional to their sensitivity.

A new combinatorial library tool can rapidly test millions (even billions) of nanoparticles to determine which is best for a specific application.

A new nanocomposite anode material can produce lithium-ion batteries that are more suitable for use in large devices such as electric vehicles.

Congratulations to Prof M Stanley Whittingham.

Scientists have discovered that silicon contamination is the reason why graphene often doesn't perform as well as predicted.

bridging the gaps between aligned single-walled carbon nanotubes with metal atoms boosts electrical conductivity in a new direction

An easily produced flexible strain-sensing material could promote advances in wearable motion-sensing devices

making tiny, nanoscale holes into graphene sheets and removing them again could hold the key to manufacturing high-quality structures

A new class of carbides containing five different metallic elements are predicted to be among the hardest materials with the highest melting points.

New simulations suggest that modifying graphene with oxygen-lined pores will allow it to act as a tunable filter for ions in a liquid.

A 3D printing technique can produce intricate structures from a novel, stiff material made from seaweed-derived alginate and graphene oxide.

Physicists have found the first evidence for a 2D material that can become a magnetic topological insulator even when it is not placed in a magnetic field.

By combining epoxy with graphene foam, scientists have produced a stiff, conductive composite material for electronic applications.

Find out the recipients of the 2018 Extreme Mechanics Letters Young Investigator Award.

Scientists have dramatically improved the response of graphene to light by self-assembling a mesh of polymer nanowires that conduct electricity.

Scientists have used a process called ball-milling to help create 3D heterostructures from various 2D transition metal dichalcogenides.

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