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Tough stuff: Spider silk enhanced with graphene-based materials

Tough stuff: Spider silk enhanced with graphene-based materials

Natural spider silk has excellent mechanical properties. Researchers from the Graphene Flagship have found a way to boost the strength of spider’s silk using graphene-based materials, paving the way for a novel class of high-performance bionic composites.

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Graphene-based terahertz absorbers

Graphene-based terahertz absorbers

Graphene Flagship researches create a terahertz saturable absorber using printable graphene inks with an order of magnitude higher absorption modulation than other devices produced to date.

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Zero Gravity: Graphene for Space Applications

Zero Gravity: Graphene for Space Applications

The Cambridge Graphene Centre are involved in one of two Graphene Flagship experiments testing graphene in zero-gravity conditions that will be launched in November.

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Professor Andrea Ferrari receives Knighthood from the Italian Republic

Professor Andrea Ferrari receives Knighthood from the Italian Republic

Professor Andrea Ferrari was awarded the decoration of Knight Officer of the Order of the Star of Italy on 19 June 2017 in recognition of his contributions to science as well as his promotion of Italian science and scientists.

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Let there be Light: Deterministic arrays of Quantum Emitters

Let there be Light: Deterministic arrays of Quantum Emitters

Large scale, fully integrable arrays of single photon quantum emitters are demonstrated in layered materials, which could lead to hybrid on-chip photonics devices for networks and sensing.

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Cambridge Graphene Centre Technology Day

Cambridge Graphene Centre Technology Day

On 25th May, the Cambridge Graphene Centre’s industrial partners will gather in Cambridge for a day of networking, exhibitions and panel discussions.

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Graphene inks mesmerise in EPSRC Photography Competition

Graphene inks mesmerise in EPSRC Photography Competition

James Macleod's stunning image of graphene inks has scooped more prizes in the 2017 EPSRC Photography Competition

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Prof. Ferrari Awarded NANOSMAT Award 2017

Prof. Ferrari Awarded NANOSMAT Award 2017

Congratulations to Prof. Ferrari, who has been announced as the recipient of the NANOSMAT Award 2017 for "outstanding" contributions to nanoscience and nanotechnology.

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Scalable 100% Yield Production of Conductive Graphene Inks

Scalable 100% Yield Production of Conductive Graphene Inks

Conductive inks based on graphene and layered materials are key for low-cost manufacturing of flexible electronics, novel energy solutions, composites and coatings. A new method for liquid-phase exfoliation of graphite paves the way for scalable production.

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The Cambridge Phenomenon

The Cambridge Phenomenon

The Cambridge Graphene Centre is recognised as the heart of a rapidly developing graphene value chain in Charles Cotton and Kate Kirk’s book ‘The Cambridge Phenomenon: Global Impact."

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Tough stuff: Spider silk enhanced with graphene-based materials

Sep 14, 2017

Natural spider silk has excellent mechanical properties. Researchers from the Graphene Flagship have found a way to boost the strength of spider’s silk using graphene-based materials, paving the way for a novel class of high-performance bionic composites.

Graphene-based terahertz absorbers

Sep 14, 2017

Graphene Flagship researches create a terahertz saturable absorber using printable graphene inks with an order of magnitude higher absorption modulation than other devices produced to date.

Zero Gravity: Graphene for Space Applications

Jul 25, 2017

The Cambridge Graphene Centre are involved in one of two Graphene Flagship experiments testing graphene in zero-gravity conditions that will be launched in November.

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