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  • AIMResearch-2013.pdf

    RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS 2013 A publication of the WPI Advanced Institute for Materials Research RESE... y thinned down Production of the thinnest possible carbon-based superconductor could herald functionalized g... rial'. Isolation of these one-atom-thick sheets of carbon that make up graphite — a material best known for ... of Physics at Tohoku University have constructed a carbon-based superconductor at its two-dimensional limit1...
  • AIMResearch-2012.pdf

    RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS 2012 A publication of the WPI Advanced Institute for Materials Research RESE... ecules — hollow, spherical cages composed of sixty carbon atoms — along with the aluminum complex tris(8-hyd... cule layer on cobalt film featuring cobalt (gray), carbon (yellow), and hydrogen atoms (red), and spin (deno... hysical properties of graphene — a single layer of carbon atoms arranged in a honeycomb lattice — and its de...
  • AIMResearch-2011.pdf

    RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS 2011 A publication of the WPI Advanced Institute for Materials Research RESE... ncorporating the oxide into conductive polymers or carbon nanotubes. Chen and his team took a different appr... l synthesis. First, a CeO2 precursor, a short hydrocarbon chain and a water solvent were locked together in ... tallic glasses eliminates leaching problems during carbon coupling reactions Convincing two organic molecule...
  • 2014

    About Overview Organization & Management Strategy Open Positions Access Research Researchers & L... ace for Free-Rotation of Inner Fullerene in Finite Carbon Nanotube Molecules 04/07/2014 High Quality Three-D... eth 01/22/2014 Geometric measures of finite length carbon nanotube molecules 01/21/2014 New energy efficient...
  • Biosensors: A gentler route to hydrocarbon electrodes

    About Overview Organization & Management Strategy Open Positions Access Research Researchers & L... rch Highlights Biosensors: A gentler route to hydrocarbon electrodes 11/21/2014 A new deposition technique h... s A new deposition technique allows amorphous hydrocarbon films to be fabricated under much milder condition... ikuchi A new technique for creating amorphous hydrocarbon films that employs much milder conditions than con...
  • Lithium–oxygen batteries: Graphene protects cathode catalyst

    About Overview Organization & Management Strategy Open Positions Access Research Researchers & L... uthenium oxide trapped between atom-thin layers of carbon boost the performance of lithium–oxygen batteries ... reversed during charging. But conventional porous carbon cathodes often break down during these reactions, ... ry's efficiency. Cathodes made from one-atom-thick carbon flakes, known as graphene, offer greater stability...
  • Nanodevices: Molecular motor powers shuttle

    About Overview Organization & Management Strategy Open Positions Access Research Researchers & L... cal motor to transport cargo along a track made of carbon nanotubes (see image) 1 . Kinesin-1 is a natural m... ompound called biotin. They then added multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) that were peppered with strepta... olecular motor-powered shuttles along multi-walled carbon nanotube tracks. Nano Letters 14, 876–881 (2014). ...
  • Raising awareness in Europe

    About Overview Organization & Management Strategy Open Positions Access Research Researchers & L... iences (iCeMS) and the International Institute for Carbon-Neutral Energy Research (I 2 CNER) — including WPI... hydrogen technology today — the synthesis of hydrocarbons such as octane using only atmospheric carbon diox... ng large-scale electrolyzers, hydrogen storage and carbon dioxide adsorption,” said Züttel. “A well-controll...
  • Mathematics and materials in harmony

    About Overview Organization & Management Strategy Open Positions Access Research Researchers & L... resins. These materials will reduce the energy and carbon footprint of air travel and power generation and m... mative Bio-Molecules, presented his team's work on carbon-based nanomaterials. Nanocarbons have been a hot t... covery of spherical fullerene in 1985, cylindrical carbon nanotubes in 1991 and graphene sheets in 2004, exp...
  • A-D

    About Overview Organization & Management Strategy Open Positions Access Research Researchers & L... ganic materials using biological supramolecules. C Carbon nanotube Carbon nanotube is a material that compri... ses of carbon atoms lined up in the form of a tube, with the dia...