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Carbon news, August 2018

Scientists take control of line defects in bilayer graphene

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?

A cobalt-tungsten catalyst starts growing carbon nanotubes with various chiral angles but redirects almost all of them toward one fast-growing variant.

Publishing the proceedings from leading conference series.

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