Ultralight aerogels conduct electricity

Researchers from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have created soft polymer materials capable of thermoelectric energy generation.

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From 0 to 100 in 1.513 seconds

Formula Student car broke a world record accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h in 1.513 seconds over a distance of less than 30 m.

CO2 Conundrum

In his latest opinion piece, Professor Ozin asks: what is the chemical industry doing to mitigate CO2 pollution?

Anisotropic Conductive Films by Shear-Flow

Anisotropic conductive films can be produced by shear flow that induces the self-assembly of conductive fillers (like carbon nanotubes, graphene or inexpensive carbon black) into parallel stripes in a polymer matrix.

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Turning Greenhouse Gas to Valuable Carbonaceous Products in High Yield

A simple and effective system for photocatalytic CO2 reduction is proposed

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A biomass-derived porous carbon matrix with carbon nanotubes for enhanced Li-S battery performance

Researchers from the Hefei University of Technology and University of Science and Technology of China have improved the cathode performance in lithium-sulfur batteries by embedding carbon nanotube networks within porous carbon.

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Synthesize hydrocarbon fuel in one step

Researchers have proven that concentrated light, heat and high pressures can drive the one-step conversion of CO2 and water into liquid hydrocarbon fuels.

Magnetoelectric Oxide Gates to Enable Graphene Spintronics

The ability to electrically control magnetism in a gate dielectric is demonstrated by physicists at North Carolina State University.

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Carbononics – a new special issue in pss RRL

A Carbononics special issue in pss RRL – integrating electronics, photonics and spintronics with graphene quantum dots.

Nitrogen Doping of Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposites

Researchers from the University of Calgary in Canada and Washington State University Tri-Cities in the US manipulated the structure of CNTs by introducing nitrogen between carbon atoms in CNTs, and succeeded in improving the charge storage capacity of CNT/polymer nanocomposites.

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