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graphene

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Samsung graphene breakthrough set to turn 'wonder material' into wearable tech

Samsung's future-gazing scientists claim to have cooked up a way of developing atom-thin silicon alternative graphene on a commercial scale.

By 4 April 2014

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2014 budget funds graphene research and an Alan Turing Institute

Your taxes are to fund development of 'wonder material' graphene and a big data institute named after scientist and war hero Alan Turing.

By 20 March 2014

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IBM's graphene-based circuitry could boost wireless communications

Researchers at Big Blue improved graphene-based radio receiver performance by attaching the fragile form of carbon material at the end of the chipmaking process.

By 30 January 2014

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Graphene sensor holds the key to better low-light photos

Graphene is the key to a new image sensor developed at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, that is 1000 times more sensitive to light than traditional models.

By 31 May 2013

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Graphene aerogel is the new world's lightest substance

Aerographite has been dethroned as the world's lightest substance, replaced by a new form of graphene aerogel.

By 25 March 2013

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Nokia begins work on graphene, world's strongest material

The mobile-phone maker receives a $1.35 billion grant to work on development of the 2D wonder-material that is stronger, lighter, and thinner than anything else on Earth.

By 1 February 2013

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'Graphene foam' sensor sniffs out bombs

This porous material is far more sensitive than the current sensors used by bomb squads to identify gases from nitrogen-based explosives. It also detects leaks of dangerous industrial gases.

By 29 November 2011

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Wonder material graphene taught to act electronically

Rice University researchers develop a technique to modify the surface of graphene, a step toward controlling it like a semiconductor for multi-purpose electronic circuits, optics, and chemical sensors.

By 1 December 2011

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Graphene research yields Nobel Prize in physics

Graphene holds the potential for profoundly transforming materials science--everything from computer chips and flexible displays to solar cells and lighter aircraft.

By 6 October 2010

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Graphene: Hot new material for cooling gadgets?

UC Riverside researchers explain how graphene, a material with strong heat-conducting properties, could move heat around in silicon chips to prevent damaging hot spots.

By 12 May 2010