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Improving DNA-detecting transistors

Graphene-based transistors could soon help diagnose genetic diseases



Graphene enhanced resin composite materials

Haydale has signed a letter of intent to start a joint development and commercialisation agreement with Huntsman



Graphene on its way to conquer Silicon Valley

Researchers of the Electronic Properties of Materials Group at the University of Vienna have now paved the way for the integration of graphene into the current silicide based technology.



Graphene used to decode DNA

Graphene - one-atom thick sheets of carbon - is generating huge excitement as a possible DNA sequencing material



Graphene oxide gets green

A new study demonstrates an environmentally friendly way to make bulk quantities of graphene oxide, an insulating version of single-atom-thick graphene expected to find use in all kinds of material and electronic applications.



Replacing silicon with graphene

Scientists have made a breakthrough toward creating nanocircuitry on graphene, widely regarded as the most promising candidate to replace silicon as the building block of transistors.



Finding and Removing Defects in Graphene

Graphene may be at the centre of the next revolution in material science. These ultra-thin sheets hold great potential for a variety of applications from replacing silicon in solar cells to cooling computer chips.



New graphene nanomesh

Graphene, a one-atom-thick layer of a carbon lattice with a honeycomb structure, has great potential for use in radios, computers, phones and other electronic devices



Exotic electric properties of graphene

The hottest new material in physics and nanotechnology is graphene: a remarkably flat molecule made of carbon atoms arranged in hexagonal rings much like molecular chicken wire.



The graphene magic carpet

In an effort to make graphene more useful in electronics applications, Kansas State University engineers made a golden discovery - gold "snowflakes" on graphene.



Nanotechnology: Promising uses for graphene

A recent paper describes the first direct measurement of a fundamental property of graphene, known as quantum capacitance, using an electrochemical gate method.



Nanotechnology wonderland on graphene

Scientists have demonstrated the formation of interconnected carbon nanostructures on graphene substrate in a simple assembly process that involves heating few-layer graphene sheets to sublimation using electric current that may eventually lead to a new paradigm for building integrated carbon-based devices.



Cold atoms simulate graphene

Scientists at ETH Zurich used a set of laser beams to create a honeycomb-like structure similar to that found in graphene. By loading ultracold atoms into this optical lattice, they can simulate electronic properties of this promising material. Such experiments may be used to identify electronic properties of materials which have yet to be discovered.



Graphene gazing

The world's thinnest material absorbs a well-defined fraction of visible light, which allows the direct determination of the fine structure constant.



Is graphene poised to be the new silicon?

Research show that graphene could be a leading candidate to replace silicon in applications ranging from high-speed computer chips to biochemical sensors.



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