Carbon news, September 2016

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Nitrogen-doped mesoporous carbon thin film acts as a high capacity, binder-free supercapacitor

A material made from graphene nanoribbons and polyethylene glycol could help to heal damaged spinal cords in people.

Carbon nanomaterials have exceptional water transport and sieving properties that could allow them to take over from polymeric membranes.

Spinal cord repair with graphene-polymer nanoribbons.

Scientists have developed an improved method for turning asphalt into a porous material that can capture greenhouse gases from natural gas.

Scientists have developed a method for allowing materials to self-heal cracks at temperatures well below freezing.

Porous carbon for carbon capture

Nanodiamonds and other carbon-based materials can be produced by smashing carbon nanotubes against a target at high speeds.

The thermal conductivity of buckyball-containing superatom crystals is directly related to the rotational disorder within those structures.

Flakes of graphene welded together by spark plasma sintering produce materials that may be suitable for use as bone implants.

A pulsed-laser process can improve the electrical conductivity of inkjet-printed graphene without damaging the surfaces on which it is printed.

By sandwiching gallium and nitrogen atoms between layers of graphene and silicon carbide, scientists have produced 2D gallium nitride.

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