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Physicists use commercial graphene for T-wave detection

Researchers have demonstrated resonant absorption of terahertz radiation in commercially available graphene. This is an important step toward designing efficient terahertz detectors, which would enable faster internet and a safe replacement for X-ray body scans.

Jun 30th, 2019

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Medicines made of solid gold

By testing a variety of gold nanoparticles, researchers are providing first evidence of their impact upon human B lymphocytes - the immune cells responsible for antibody production.

Jun 28th, 2019

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Advanced method for analyzing graphene oxide

Researchers have developed a reliable method for analyzing the reduction of graphene oxide microregions. In contrast to earlier proposed methods based on Raman spectroscopy, this advanced method provides more exact data about unique properties of certain areas of the material of only a few micrometers in size.

Jun 28th, 2019

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Portable gas detection shrinks to new dimensions

The banknote-size sensor can identify each ingredient of a 29-compound mixture in seven seconds. The system also reliably detected compounds that simulate mustard gas and phosphonate-based nerve agents during 40 days of continuous operation.

Jun 27th, 2019

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Printing graphene inks in space

Studying the different self-assembly modes of graphene into functional patterns in zero-gravity will enable the fabrication of graphene electronic devices during long-term space missions, as well as help understand fundamental properties of graphene printing on Earth.

Jun 27th, 2019

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