Graphene for Energy

graphene for energy

Graphene has the potential to solve many issues in vital energy research.

PDFLink to the original paper on Wiley Online Library

At the Edge of Chaos: A New Type of Computing

Diagram of the Von Neumann Bottleneck

A computing network that exhibits emergent behavior similar to that in biological brains is hypothesized by Adam Z. Stieg of the California NanoSystems Institute

PDFLink to the original paper on Wiley Online Library

What’s the charge for 3-D electronic conduction?

What’s the charge for 3-D electronic conduction?

Xavier Crispin and his research team have shown that the type of electronic conduction observed in electrochemical transistors is highly dependent upon the capacitance of the device gate electrode.

PDFLink to the original paper on Wiley Online Library

Defying Expectation – Cellular Uptake of Nanoparticles

nanoparticles in cells

Confocal microscopy and flow cytometry results suggest that nanoparticle uptake defies the expected size limits.

PDFLink to the original paper on Wiley Online Library

Testing for Enzyme Activity using Gold Nanoparticles

gold nanoparticles for measuring enzyme activity

A new protocol combines gold nanoparticles with an enzyme substrate to give a simple test for the activity of an enzyme, the results of which can be seen with the naked eye.

PDFLink to the original paper on Wiley Online Library

Testing and Improving Electromobility: Addressing the Electric Car

electric MINI

Many different parameters affect the service life of a battery-powered electrical vehicle, such as structural stability.

PDFLink to the original paper on Wiley Online Library

Graphene and friends: A new method to make 2D materials

graphene sheets

A new process can create large numbers of single-layer nanosheets quickly and efficiently, applicable to any suitable bulk material.

PDFLink to the original paper on Wiley Online Library

New Magnetic Materials Mean Better Energy Conversion

magnetocaloric material

A giant magnetocaloric effect may increase performance in magnetic refrigeration and energy-conversion devices.

PDFLink to the original paper on Wiley Online Library

Shooting with Steel and Ceramic to Improve Performance

The aircraft engine industry is one of the most highly skilled sectors with regard to the use of high-tech materials and advanced manufacturing technologies.

Shot peening enhances the surface characteristics of parts in aircraft engines. Researchers from Rolls-Royce and the University of Kassel tried to find the optimal set of parameters.

PDFLink to the original paper on Wiley Online Library

Highly Active Enzymes on Graphene Oxide Surface

active enzymes on graphene oxide

Chemically reduced graphene oxide is a good substrate for high enzyme loads, with activities comparable with those found in solution.

PDFLink to the original paper on Wiley Online Library