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Carbon news, November 2015

A new catalyst made of graphene with metal nanoparticles can promote the organic reactions used in the manufacture of drugs and pesticides.

Using pulses of laser light, physicists have been able to trap light at the surface of graphene and move it around.

Novel sandwich like sensor made up of graphene and polymer layers could identify damage and structural changes in materials or the human body.

a novel piezoelectric energy harvester based on composite structure could enable more efficient performance

Graphene nanofoam electrodes show higher capacity and faster transport in lithium-ion batteries when treated with hydrogen.

Boron-doped graphene improves on graphene's gas sensitivity for ammonia and NOx

Nitrogen-doped carbon nanotube arrays for efficience electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide

'Crumpling’ to increase the surface area of graphene-gold nanostructures enhances surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy.

Boron graphene sensors are able to detect noxious gas molecules such as ammonia and nitrogen oxides at extremely low concentrations.

A novel lithium-oxygen battery has very high energy density, is more than 90% efficient, and can be recharged more than 2000 times.

Graphene doped with nitrogen and augmented with cobalt atoms makes an effective catalyst for splitting water.

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