Posts tagged graphene

Graphene-Graphite “Quilt” Removes and Spreads Heat from Hot Spots

May 22nd, 2012

A group of researchers at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering have developed a technique to keep cool a semiconductor material used in everything from traffic lights to electric cars. Gallium Nitride…read more

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Researchers Use Cold Atoms to Simulate Graphene

April 26th, 2012

Scientists at ETH Zurich used a set of laser beams to create a honeycomb-like structure similar to that found in graphene. By loading ultracold atoms into this optical lattice, they can simulate electronic properties of…read more

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Graphene as a Thermal Conductor

February 7th, 2012

A joint U.S.-Chinese research team has demonstrated that the thermal properties of isotopically engineered graphene are superior to those of natural graphene. The demonstration could potentially strengthen the possibility of using graphene to manage heat…read more

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New Graphene Material Conducts Heat Faster than Silicon

January 17th, 2012

A new graphene material capable of conducting heat 20 times faster than silicon could make the next generation of electronic devices quieter and longer-lasting. The experimental graphene made by U.S. and Chinese researchers has also…read more

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Professor Lauded for Nanotechnology Work

May 10th, 2011

Dr. Alexander A. Balandin, professor of electrical engineering and founding chair of materials science and engineering at the University of California – Riverside, was selected to receive the IEEE Pioneer of Nanotechnology Award for the…read more

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Automated Manufacturing of Graphene RF Transistors

April 22nd, 2011

A team of engineers at IBM’s T.J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, N.Y. has developed an automated manufacturing process for graphene-based radio frequency transistors. Until now, RF transistors made from graphene were one-off products…read more

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Self-Cooling Observed in Graphene Electronics

April 6th, 2011

University of Illinois researchers found that graphene transistors have a nanoscale cooling effect that reduces their temperature. Led by mechanical science and engineering professor William King and electrical and computer engineering professor Eric Pop, the…read more

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Nobel Prize Puts Graphene in Spotlight

October 11th, 2010

Two Russian expatriates working in Britain have been awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize in physics for their discovery of graphene, a two-dimensional layer of carbon molecules whose unexpected properties promise to revolutionize the electronics industry,…read more

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