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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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Ultrahigh sensitivity graphene infrared detectors for imaging and spectroscopy

Ultrahigh sensitivity graphene infrared detectors for imaging and spectroscopy

Researchers at the Cambridge Graphene Centre, in a collaboration including Emberion, have developed a novel graphene-based infrared (IR) detector with record high sensitivity for thermal detection. This result paves the way for high-performance IR imaging and spectroscopy.

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Versarien acquires majority stake in University of Cambridge spin-out Cambridge Graphene

Versarien acquires majority stake in University of Cambridge spin-out Cambridge Graphene

A majority stake in Cambridge Graphene Ltd., a spin-out company from the University of Cambridge, has been acquired by Versarien plc.

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Graphene’s sleeping superconductivity awakens

Graphene’s sleeping superconductivity awakens

Scientists have believed that graphene may have the innate ability to superconduct since graphene was isolated in 2004. Now Cambridge researchers have found a way to activate that previously dormant potential.

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Graphene inks take first prize in Engineering Department Photography Competition

Graphene inks take first prize in Engineering Department Photography Competition

James Macleod, Process Technician at the Cambridge Graphene Centre, has won first prize in the Department of Engineering's annual Photography Competition.

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Environmentally-friendly graphene textiles could enable wearable electronics

Environmentally-friendly graphene textiles could enable wearable electronics

A new method for producing conductive cotton fabrics using graphene-based inks opens up new possibilities for flexible and wearable electronics, without the use of expensive and toxic processing steps.

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Single Photon Light Emitting Diodes for On-Chip Integration

Single Photon Light Emitting Diodes for On-Chip Integration

Researchers from the Cambridge Graphene Centre and Cavendish Laboratory use layered materials to create an all-electrical quantum light emitting diodes (LED) with single-photon emission. These LEDs have potential as on-chip photon sources in quantum information applications.

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Tunable third harmonic generation in graphene paves the way to high-speed communications

May 30, 2018

Researchers have shown for the first time gate tunable third harmonic generation in graphene. This could enable on-chip broadband optical switches for data transport in optical systems, leading to faster, more reliable ultra-broad bandwidth transfers.

Dr Luigi Occhipinti joins the Cambridge Graphene Centre

Feb 01, 2018

The Cambridge Graphene Centre welcomes Dr Luigi Occhipinti as Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer.

Zero Gravity Graphene Promises Success in Space

Feb 01, 2018

In a series of exciting experiments conducted in November and December, Cambridge Graphene Centre researchers experienced weightlessness testing graphene’s application in space.

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