2d materials

Metalenses Made Thinner Than Ever

Using 2D materials, researchers have overcome the theoretical limit imposed by the wavelength of light to develop metalenses as thin as 190 nanometers.

Asia’s Rising Scientists: Justin Song

Theoretical and experimental physics inform and complement each other, says Dr. Justin Song of the Institute of High Performance Computing in Singapore.

Robots Join The Search For Advanced 2D Materials

A Japanese research team has developed a robot for the automated assembly of two-dimensional crystalline nanomaterials.

Graphene With A Twist

Scientists in Japan have synthesized helical nanographene and confirmed its structure using X-ray crystallography.

A Tip For Controlling Growth On Graphene

Using atomic force microscopy, researchers in Japan have discovered a method to align molecules on a graphene surface.

The ABC’s Of Stacking Graphene

Japanese scientists have fabricated two types of trilayer graphene with different structures and electrical properties.

Going 2D To Keep Chips Shrinking

By using a single material that can act as both a metal and a semiconductor, scientists in Korea have produced the first 2D field-electric transistor.

Growing Nearly Perfect Graphene At Scale

Using copper foils as a substrate for carbon deposition, scientists in Korea and China have devised an inexpensive technique to grow large graphene sheets

Nanosheets Make Batteries Better

Researchers in Singapore have invented a way to produce more durable and longer lasting lithium-ion batteries.

Expanding The Graphene Toolkit

Scientists have developed a way to make graphene more reactive so that different chemical groups can be attached to fine tune its properties.