Topic: Graphene

Researchers Build World's Thinnest Light Bulb from Graphene

June 15, 2015
Graphene-based light source

Researchers have demonstrated—for the first time—a visible light source using graphene, an atomically thin form of carbon. This new type of light source could form the basis of faster communications devices and computer displays that are thin, flexible and transparent.

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UT Austin Researchers Grow Large Graphene Crystals That Have Exceptional Electrical Properties

Nov. 14, 2013

When it comes to the growth of graphene an ultrathin, ultrastrong, all-carbon material it is survival of the fittest, according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.

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The wonder material

Dec. 15, 2011

In this video, Engineering Professor Rod Ruoff demonstrates the promising new material graphene. With its vast applications, graphene has the potential to transform technology and society.

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Researchers aim to build a better future

Nov. 4, 2011
Researchers aim to build a better future

In The Big Question series, faculty experts reveal what idea, technology or policy in their fields will make the world a better place.

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The big question in the evolution of materials

Oct. 5, 2011
The big question in the evolution of materials

Engineering Professor Rod Ruoff explains how new carbon materials will transform the design of buildings, cars, computers, medical devices and more.

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