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Adding a small molecule to act as an electron donor and enhance the absorption of the active layer can improve the efficiency of an organic solar cell.

Graphene could form in depths of space

Lab experiments retracing the chemical steps leading to the creation of complex hydrocarbons in space could offer new ways to produce graphene.

Replacing metal components in electronic devices with carbon materials like graphene could reduce production costs and waste management problems.

A graphene superlattice consisting of two sheets rotated at slightly different orientations can display both insulating and superconducting properties.

A novel imaging technique uses a tiny needle to nudge a single nanoparticle into different orientations and capture 2D images to reconstruct a 3D picture,

Scientists have discovered that previously undetected manganese atoms contaminating graphene are responsible for its catalytic abilities.

Carbon now accepting written nominations for researchers who have successfully defended a Ph.D. thesis in the calendar year 2017.

Carbon nanotubes and graphene in a branch-and-leaves design produce a super-efficient and long-lasting electrode for supercapacitors.

Using 'molecular anvils' made from tiny diamond particles, scientists have conducted the first chemical reactions triggered by mechanical pressure alone.

Researchers have shown that films of pencil graphite and a conductive co-polymer paint can produce a novel, cheap thermoelectric device.

Graphene offers rapid radiation response.

Scientists have written patterns in laser-induced graphene on food and other materials, offering a new way to produce conductive identification tags.

Treating wood to make it a lightweight, high-performance material.

A team of chemists has developed a new method for synthesizing nanographenes by zipping up partially fused benzene molecules.

Professor Terrones is now Editor-in-Chief of Carbon.

By employing graphene girders as physical supports, scientists have been able to replace graphite with silicon in the anodes of lithium-ion batteries.

Two advances promise to expand the possible uses of graphene oxide-based membranes in purification and filtration technologies.

‘Dual-mode’ radiative thermal management textile can provide both warming and cooling.

A scaffold made of crumpled graphene balls can prevent the formation of dendrites in lithium metal batteries while withstanding volume changes.

A thin layer of fullerene molecules allows electrons to travel further than previously thought possible in organic solar cells and organic semiconductors.

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