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Researchers create graphene and graphite nanocorrals

June 27, 2019

Lancaster chemistry researchers are part of an international team of scientists that have discovered how to create tiny nanocorral structures…
Exotic “second sound” phenomenon observed in pencil lead

March 18, 2019

The next time you set a kettle to boil, consider this scenario: After turning the burner off, instead…
Diamagnetic graphite nanoparticles could become new drug delivery vehicles

February 24, 2019

Nanoparticles are going to begin the next big change in medicine. It is going to take quite a…
Battery’s hidden layer revealed

April 18, 2018

Commercially available since the 1970s, the lithium-ion battery is now the workhorse power source in many applications. It…
For graphite pellets, just add elbow grease

March 28, 2018

It’s easy and economical to make shiny pellets of graphite from functionalized graphene, according to scientists at Rice…
Nanocrystalline graphite enables new class of harsh environment electronics

March 23, 2018

Micro and nanoelectromechanical relays have effectively zero leakage current and can operate at much higher temperatures and levels…
Researchers discover new way to turn electricity into light, using graphene

June 14, 2016

When an airplane begins to move faster than the speed of sound, it creates a shockwave that produces…
Life on Earth likely started at least 4.1 billion years ago — much earlier than scientists had thought

October 20, 2015

UCLA geochemists have found evidence that life likely existed on Earth at least 4.1 billion years ago —…
Inexpensive new catalysts can be fine-tuned

September 18, 2015

Material could replace precious metals and produce precisely controlled electrochemical reactivity. Researchers at MIT and Lawrence Berkeley National…
Possible excitonic BCS-like state in the quantum limit state

May 26, 2015

University of Tokyo and Tokyo University of Science researchers have shown that if you apply a strong magnetic…
New spongelike structure converts solar energy into steam

July 22, 2014

A new material structure developed at MIT generates steam by soaking up the sun. The structure — a…
Turning graphite into diamond

April 1, 2014

A research team led by SLAC scientists has uncovered a potential new route to produce thin diamond films…
Lowest density liquid in nature

January 30, 2013

Quantum matter consisting of light particles can stay liquid or gaseous without solidifying even at absolute zero. Such…
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