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2D systems and materials beyond graphene: The rise of indium selenide

2D systems and materials beyond graphene: The rise of indium selenide

Professor Amalia Patanè discusses some of the unprecedented opportunities offered by 2D systems, and the 2D semiconductor indium selenide (InSe) and its heterostructures. The progressive miniaturisation of electronic...
Printed Graphene technology could revolutionise wearable electronics

Printed Graphene technology could revolutionise wearable electronics

A novel method for printed Graphene technology could revolutionise wearable electronics and IoT applications. The method has been developed by a research team based at...
Graphene Flagship partners have produced a new leading edge

Graphene Flagship partners have produced a new leading edge

Graphene Flagship partners have produced a leading edge for the Airbus A350 horizontal tail plane using Graphene-enhanced composites. The Graphene Flagship partners are Aernnova, Grupo Antolin-Ingenieria,...
imec's 2Dfun with graphene for high-volume industrial production

imec’s 2Dfun with graphene for high-volume industrial production

imec’s Matty Caymax comments on the progress of 2Dfun, a project which aims at manufacturing and integration processes for a dielectric/transition metal dichalcogenide/graphene platform,...
How to shrink 3D objects to the nanoscale: the new MIT discovery

How to shrink 3D objects to the nanoscale: the new MIT discovery

It is possible to shrink 3D objects of nearly any shape to the nanoscale. MIT researchers have invented a method to do this and can...

Opening the Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre

The Duke of York has officially opened the Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre at The University of Manchester. The Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC) is a...
Using electrospinning for musculoskeletal tissue engineering

Using electrospinning for musculoskeletal tissue engineering

The high failure rates of rotator cuff operative techniques has caused researchers to investigate the potential of electrospinning for musculoskeletal tissue engineering in the field...
The new nanometric device to reproduce brain synapses

The new nanometric device to reproduce brain synapses

Reproducing brain synapses to emulate the human brain is essential for developing artificial intelligence, and can be done using a nanometric device. A new study...
Creating sensitive robots with an artificial soft skin and flexible electronics

Creating sensitive robots with an artificial soft skin and flexible electronics

An artificial soft skin with flexible electronics can be used to improve the sensitivity of robots to their surroundings. King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) researchers...
EspLORE: carbon atomic wires and the future of carbon nanomaterials

EspLORE: carbon atomic wires and the future of carbon nanomaterials

The ERC EspLORE project aims at addressing the potential of carbon atomic wires to develop novel functional coatings for advanced technology applications. Carbon is cheap...

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