All Blog Posts Tagged 'graphene' (144)


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Chance to participate in a joint Graphene transnational call

FLAG-ERA, an FP7 ERA-NET that gathers most regional and national funding organisations (NRFOs) in Europe with the goal of supporting the Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) Flagship concept and more specifically, the FET Flagship initiatives Graphene and Human Brain Project (HBP). FLAG-ERA will launch a joint transnational call (JTC) enabling researchers from different countries to propose joint contributions to the Flagships. In order to encourage and facilitate the participation in the…

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Added by TINC on September 29, 2014 at 7:57pm — No Comments


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New graphene hybrid fibers are 12 times stronger then Kevlar

Researchers from Korea developed a new graphene-CNT hybrid fiber that is at least 12 times stronger than Kevlar, and more flexible. They now aim to commercialize this material- so we may see it appear in commercial bulletproof vests, vehicles and aircraft in a few years...…



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Added by TINC on September 25, 2014 at 9:32pm — No Comments


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First graphene 3D printing material out in 6 months

Graphene 3D Lab is one of the leading companies that aim to develop graphene-based materials for functional 3D printing - so you could print strong graphene based devices, and also print conductors, etc.



We posted an interview with the company's founder and COO. They aim to have the first graphene 3D material as a commercial product in 6 months:…



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Added by TINC on September 16, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments


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3D printed graphene batteries are coming

Graphene 3D Lab announced it filed a patent for 3D-printed graphene-based batteries, and plans to demonstrate live their 3D printed batteries.3D-printed batteries have several advantages over traditional batteries - you can tailor the shape and size to the design of the specific device you are printing.…



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Added by TINC on September 4, 2014 at 9:21pm — 1 Comment


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Is Tesla developing a graphene-enhanced Li-Ion battery?

Tesla's CEO is reportedly unhappy with its current Li-Ion battery technology. He announced plans to develop a battery with almost double the current capacity. A Chinese media report claims that these batteries use graphene.



This makes sense as we've seen graphene-based battery prototypes achieving over four times the capacity of commercial batteries, and it seems that the technology is ready for commercialization:…



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Added by TINC on August 21, 2014 at 7:31pm — 1 Comment


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One-step method to prepare a carbon material from used cigarette filters

Researchers from Seoul National University developed a one-step method to prepare a carbon material (which they call NCF) from used cigarette filters.



They used the NCF to create supercapacitor electrodes - which exhibit a better rate capability and higher specific capacitance compared to conventional activated carbon - and even perform better than graphene or carbon nanotube electrodes!…



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Added by TINC on August 18, 2014 at 7:00pm — No Comments


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FLAG-ERA and TNT2014 join efforts: Graphene Networking at its higher level in Barcelona

On the occasion of the TNT2014 International Conference, a Graphene Networking Event organized by FLAG-ERA will take place in Barcelona, the 27th of October.

 

FLAG-ERA is a FP7 ERA-NET that gathers most regional and national funding organisations (NRFOs) in Europe with the goal of supporting the Future and Emerging Technologies (FET)…

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Added by TINC on July 30, 2014 at 7:17pm — No Comments


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The original Graphene Aerogel sample sold in an auction for $1.6 million

In March 2013, researchers from China's Zhejiang University developed the world's lightest material ever made, Graphene Aerogel, is made from freeze-dried carbon and graphene oxide. Today it was reported that that bit of Graphene Aerogel was sold in an auction in China for 10 million yuan ($1.6 million).…



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The original Graphene Aerogel sample sold in an auction for $1.6 million

In March 2013, researchers from China's Zhejiang University developed the world's lightest material ever made, Graphene Aerogel, is made from freeze-dried carbon and graphene oxide. Today it was reported that that bit of Graphene Aerogel was sold in an auction in China for 10 million yuan ($1.6 million).…



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Added by TINC on July 4, 2014 at 8:48pm — No Comments


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GRAPCHINA2014 - International Graphene Innovation Conference

The International Graphene Innovation Conference (GRAPCHINA 2014) is dedicated to the enhancement of graphene based technology, innovation and research. The conference is jointly organized by China Innovation Alliance of the Graphene Industry (CGIA), Phantoms Foundation and Ningbo Government from the 1st to the 3rd of September this year in Ningbo (China). CGIA is the first national alliance ever, comprising dozens of top research institutions including Tsinghua…

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Added by TINC on June 24, 2014 at 7:03pm — No Comments


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Samsung developed graphene quantum dots based flash memory devices

Researchers are developing flash memory devices that store the charge in nanocrystals instead of the usually used polysilicon layers. These kinds of devices are less sensitive to local defects and offer high-density memory potential.



Researchers from Samsung Electronics (and Korea's Kyung Hee University) are now developing similar flash devices based on graphene quantum dots (GQDs). The performance of such a device is promising, with an electron density that is comparable to…

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Added by TINC on June 19, 2014 at 9:08pm — No Comments


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Move over Gortex, Graphene is a thousand times better at waterproofing clothes

Researchers from ETH Zurich developed a stable porous membrane made from only 2 layers of graphene. They say that this is the thinnest possible porous membrane that is technologically possible to make.



The new membrane can be used as a filter for several different purposes - such as waterproof clothing. In fact the researchers say that their membrane will be a thousand fold more breathable than Goretex! Other applications may include water filteration and gas and liquid flow rate…

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Added by Chief Editor- Nanopaprika on April 21, 2014 at 8:43pm — No Comments


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Graphene 2014: outstanding program is online 700 attendees registered

Graphene 2014, the International Conference & Exhibition on Graphene, to be held in Toulouse (France), from May 06-09 announces the online program.

 

An impressive list of internationally renowned speakers will present the latest trends in the field and the global graphene technology…

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Added by Chief Editor- Nanopaprika on April 8, 2014 at 9:50pm — No Comments


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Samsung invests in XG Sciences, to co-develop graphene-based batteries

Graphene-developer XG Sciences announced that Samsung Ventures placed a strategic investment. Samsung SDI, the world's largest li-ion battery maker and XG Sciences will co-develop next-gen graphene based batteries:

http://www.graphene-info.com/samsung-invests-xg-sciences-co-develop-graphene-based-batteries

Added by TINC on January 30, 2014 at 7:42pm — 1 Comment


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Researchers use regular pencil and paper to create graphene-based sensors

Students from Northwestern University managed to use pencils and regular paper to create functional sensor devices. They created two types of sensors - strain sensors and chemical vapor sensors.



The students had a discussion about the conductive properties of graphene. They realized that when you draw a line on a piece of paper with a pencil, the pencil's graphite sheds numerous graphene sheets. They started exploring what these graphene sheets can be used for... and, well,  you…

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Added by TINC on January 24, 2014 at 8:06pm — No Comments


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Graphene to enable more efficient and flexible OLEDs

BASF and the Graphene Research Centre (GRC) at the National University of Singapore announced a new partnership to develop the use of graphene in organic electronics devices - such as OLED devices and OPVs. The goal of this collaboration is to interface graphene films with organic electronic materials, with an aim to create more efficient and flexible lighting devices:…



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Added by TINC on January 20, 2014 at 5:49pm — No Comments


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The world's largest graphene production plant is now operational in China

China's Ningbo Morsh Technology's graphene production line, with its annual capacity of 300 tons (or tens of millions of graphene films) is now online.



China plans to build a state-level graphene industrialization base in China's Chongqing Municipality. Within 5 years, they hope to reach revenues of 100 billion yuan ($16.35 billion). If the current capacity is indeed 300 tons per year, than China is now the world's leading graphene producer by far.



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Added by TINC on January 1, 2014 at 12:33pm — No Comments


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Pen and paper used to create simple graphene-based printed electronic circuits

Researchers discovered a simple method to fabricate graphene-based printed electronics, using an ordinary cellulose paper and pen. This process, if they manage to commercialize and automate it, could enable cheap flexible biodegradable electronics.…



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Added by TINC on October 29, 2013 at 12:00am — No Comments


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Graphene based membranes could help control CO2 emissions

Researchers from Korea's Hanyang University developed new graphene membrane based technology to separate carbon dioxide (CO2) from nitrogen and hydrogen. This could lead to low-cost greenhouse-gas control systems, and the researchers hope it can be commercialized within two or three years:…



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Added by TINC on October 28, 2013 at 11:57pm — No Comments


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The NSF awards $1.5 million towards a new roll-to-roll graphene nanopetals production process research

Researchers at Purdue University are developing a new graphene "nanopetals" mass production process based on a roll-to-roll process. Those nanopetals are graphene-based vertical nanostructures that look like tiny rose petals, and they have applications in sensors, heat-management, supercapacitors and batteries. This research is funded with a $1.5 million grant from the NSF, and aims to increase the production speed of nanopetal-coated surfaces to 10 square meters per hour (a dramatic…

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Added by TINC on October 23, 2013 at 8:04pm — No Comments

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