Topic: Rod Ruoff

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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Faster Computers, Electronic Devices Possible After Scientists Create Large-Area Graphene on Copper

May 7, 2009

The creation of large-area graphene using copper may enable the manufacture of new graphene-based devices that meet the scaling requirements of the semiconductor industry, leading to faster computers and electronics, according to a team of scientists and engineers at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Engineers Develop Method to Disperse Chemically Modified Graphene in Organic Solvents

March 30, 2009

A method for creating dispersed and chemically modified graphene sheets in a wide variety of organic solvents has been developed by a University of Texas at Austin engineering team led by Professor Rod Ruoff, opening the door to use graphene in a host of important materials and applications such as conductive films, polymer composites, ultracapacitors, batteries, paints, inks and plastic electronics.

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