Archives for March 2010

Carbon-Based Materials from Versatile Graphite Building Blocks

New work by Compton and Nguyen summarizes currently known strategies for preparing advanced materials from dispersions of stable graphene oxide, highly reduced graphene oxide, and graphene.

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MaterialsViews Interviews: Jennifer Lewis

Jennifer Lewis, Director of the Materials Research Lab at UIUC, discusses life, robots, basketball, and printed origami.

Nano-Networking Down-Under

Reporting from the International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2010, held in Sydney, Australia.

The Stars and Stripes: Advances in Non-Spherical Nanoparticles

Scientists who are interested in the latest progress in non-spherical noble metal nanoparticles will probably appreciate the new review articles by Tapan K. Sau and Andrey L. Rogach.

Virotubes – Are virus assemblies the future of catalyst supports?

Górzny et al. chose an unusual support material for their noble metal catalysts: The tubular structures that are formed by self-assembly of tobacco mosaic virus particles.

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