All Entries in the Tag : Graphene

Graphene-copper sandwich to improve shrinking electronics

(Nanowerk News) Researchers have discovered that creating a graphene-copper-graphene “sandwich” strongly enhances the heat conducting properties of copper, a discovery that could further help in the downscaling of electronics.

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Graphene Electrodes – The Myth of Perfection

(Nanowerk News) Graphene, a single layer of carbon atoms, is an attractive electrode material for supercapacitor applications because of its high surface area. However, how the electrolytes interact with carbon material to store energy is still not well understood.

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New Progress in Graphene-Based RF Circuits

While everyone loves a good mystery, keeping engineers guessing as to which breakthroughs will shape future electronic component design can only benefit the makers of antacids.

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Graphene market to reach $141M in 2024

Yole Developpement has forecasted that the graphene materials market will be worth $141 million in 2024, driven mainly by transparent conductive electrodes and energy storage applications. Novel properties such as ultra-high electrical and thermal conductivities, wide-range optical transmittance and excellent mechanical strength and flexibility makes graphene a promising material for various electronics applications such as ultrafast transistors, touch screens, advanced batteries and supercapacitors, ultrafast lasers and photodetectors, noted the market research firm.

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IBM’s speedy graphene chip could lead to super-efficient mobile devices

Chips with graphene inside are theoretically quicker than plain silicon designs, but they’ve been slow in practice; the manufacturing process often damages the graphene, stripping away its speed advantage.

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3D graphene for super-capacitors

Highly conductive 3D graphene structures for use in super-capacitors, have been developed by a joint China-Japan research effort.

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Graphene: Have Strength and Conductivity, Will Transform

A developing technology using an ultra-thin layer of carbon atoms arranged in a honeycomb structure could start revolutionizing consumer electronics and many other industries in less than five years.

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