March 9th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
In the movie "Black Panther," the superhero gets his powers from vibranium—a nearly indestructible material with superior properties. Materials scientists Yury Gogotsi and Jayakanth Ravichandran offer their perspectives on the material in a Gizmodo interview.
February 6th, 2018 | by April Gocha
A group of researchers from Drexel University and KAIST in South Korea has shown that titanium carbide MXene thin films have superior gas sensing ability over existing gas sensor materials, making them particularly suitable for enabling the next generation of medical diagnostic sensor technologies.
September 12th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Researchers have uncovered a process to increase the safety of future lithium batteries. By adding nanodiamonds to an electrolyte solution, they were able to prevent dendrite growth, a major cause of lithium battery fires.
August 1st, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Researchers have designed battery electrodes using MXene, a highly conductive material, that could accelerate battery-charging times. The research could also solve the electric vehicle industry's battery-charging challenges.
September 20th, 2016 | by April Gocha
Researchers at Drexel University and Korea Institute of Science & Technology are working together to develop new materials into incredibly thin and lightweight films than can more effectively block electromagnetic radiation.
February 22nd, 2016 | by April Gocha
An international team of researchers have grown carbon films that allow microchips and power sources to be combined into one, opening the door to integrated power and smaller electronic devices.
October 4th, 2013 | by Eileen De Guire
A DRexel University team has begun to explore the intercalation process by which MXenes incorporate ions between their layers.
May 7th, 2013 | by Eileen De Guire
Hydroxyl terminated MXene Ti3C2 with monolayers of hydrazine molecules between the MXene layers. Credit: Vadym Mochalin, Drexel University. The cover …
November 29th, 2011 | by Eileen De Guire
Ragone plots are useful for comparing electrochemical energy storage devices. The energy and power densities in this plot are weight-based. …
September 6th, 2011 | by Eileen De Guire
SEM image of Ti3C2 synthesized by exfoliation of Ti3AlC2 with hydrofluoric acid. Credit: Babak Anasori, Drexel University Graphene, a two-dimensional …