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Nano-sandwich improves heat transfer between graphene and silicon

Sandwiching 2D materials between 3D silicon bases and an ultrathin layer of aluminum oxide can reduce the risk of overheating in nanoelectronics.

Gilding with graphene

Adding a single layer of graphene on top of metal leaves being used for a coating process known as gilding doubles the protective quality.

Scientists have verified a key prediction from a 55-year-old theory about how electrons move through one-dimensional nanotubes and nanowires.

Network of isolated, individual carbon nanotubes could be ideal transparent conductive films for touch screens, smart windows, and photovoltaic cells.

Precision-synthsized porous graphene is transformed into a semiconductor and the most efficient filter.

Nanoscale diamond needles can bend and deform reversibly, like bristles on a brush, before breaking.

New strategies could translate exceptional attributes of nanoscale fibers like carbon nanotubes and cellulose nanofibrils into macroscale materials.

Scientists have developed a new electron microscopy method that allows them to observe the crystallization process for 2D materials.

Using video game controllers with electron microscopy, researchers have developed a way to move line defects around in bilayer graphene.

Making magnesite much faster for CO2 sequestration.

Superlubricity in two-dimensional material interface.

A novel platinum-gold alloy, 100 times more durable than high-strength steel, is believed to be the most wear-resistant metal in the world.

Researchers can fine-tune the electronic, mechanical and optical properties of 2D heterostructures by varying the angle between the crystals in real time.

Scientists have discovered that negatively curved carbon sheets known as schwarzites can be synthesized inside the pores of zeolites.

Researchers have made triple-layered hollow nanostructures consisting of a conductive organic core sandwiched between two inorganic layers.

Simple, universal reflux pre-treatment and sonication method produces measurable amounts of two-dimensional quantum dots from bulk raw materials.

Fire-resistant wallpaper based on inorganic nanowires and graphene oxide (GO) thermal sensors sounds an alarm in the event of fire.

Quantum computing could benefit from the finding that electrons can be trapped between graphene nanoribbons with different topologies,

Researchers have found that ‘rebar graphene’, in which graphene is reinforced with carbon nanotubes, is more than twice as tough as pristine graphene.

Could carbon nanotubes give us stronger Kevlar bullet-proof vests?

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