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Video: Patented method uses spark plug to detonate mass production of graphene

By April Gocha / February 8, 2017

Researchers at Kansas State University have devised and patented a simple, inexpensive, and scalable method to mass produce graphene—using only hydrocarbon gas, oxygen, and a spark plug.

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Video: From waste to resource—3-D printing carbon emissions into alternative concrete

By April Gocha / March 30, 2016

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of California Los Angeles has devised a proof-of-concept that shows it’s possible to capture carbon dioxide emissions and convert them into a concrete alternative that can be 3-D printed—a material the researchers are calling CO2NCRETE.

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Ceramics Expo on the outside, additive manufacturing and more on the inside: April ACerS Bulletin now available online

By April Gocha / March 17, 2016

The April issue of the ACerS Bulletin—which is jam-packed full of great content about additive manufacturing of ceramics and electronics, researchers for hire, and computation and modeling of ceramics—is now available online.

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Graphene microphone concept surpasses traditional tech with ultrasonic reach potential

By Stephanie Liverani / December 8, 2015

Researchers at the University of Belgrade, Serbia, have developed a graphene-based microphone concept that’s nearly 32 times more sensitive than standard microphones and has ultrasonic reach potential.

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Graphene could be key in development of new flexible, low-cost infrared vision system

By Stephanie Liverani / November 4, 2015

Driven by the mission to develop a more practical, lower-cost solution to infrared vision technology, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are turning to a trendy material: graphene.

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Is producing ‘defective’ graphene the new scale-up solution?

By Stephanie Liverani / August 19, 2015

Researchers at National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan have developed a simple, cost-effective approach to produce graphene in a way that they say broadens the material’s potential commercial applications—they’re calling it ‘defective’ graphene.

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Promising new approach to manufacture graphene could be key to faster, more efficient electronics—and it’s scalable

By Stephanie Liverani / August 14, 2015

The time-to-market gap for commercially viable graphene in electronic applications might just have shrunk even more—researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison have discovered a new method for growing graphene on germanium that naturally forms nanoribbons with smooth armchair edges.

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