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Graphene is the strongest, thinnest and most conductive material known to man, that can unlock countless applications in electronics, energy, composite materials, medicine, aerospace and more. Graphene-Info, established in 2009, is the world's leading graphene industry portal - offering a web publication, newsletter, market insights, market reports, and industry connections.

Researchers use "fuzzy graphene" to promote a carbon-neutral economy

Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Carnegie Mellon University, North Carolina State University and Yale University have developed a novel method to enhance the efficiency and stability of solar-driven, carbon-dioxide reduction.

Image credit: Applied Materials and Interfaces

This new technique involves the use of “fuzzy” graphene to improve the performance of semiconductor-based photoelectrodes, which initialize electrochemical transformations following the absorption of light. The term fuzzy refers to a form of graphene that has a rough or irregular surface with a porous and three-dimensional (3D) structure, as opposed to smooth or flat layers, with enhanced properties like surface area, reactivity or adhesion to a silicon molecule, or substrate.

Read the full story Posted: Jul 19,2024

Haydale reports positive results from carbon capture feasibility study

Haydale has announced what it refers to as 'a potential breakthrough in the rapidly evolving carbon capture technology sector utilizing plasma functionalized graphene as an inherent component'.

Haydale has worked with Carbon Capture LLC ("CCL"), a newly established company based in Florida, to undertake a feasibility study to build and deliver an initial prototype device, leveraging Haydale's proprietary plasma functionalized graphene, to provide proof of concept that carbon dioxide can be removed from the atmosphere and stored for later release in a controlled environment. Initial indications within this feasibility study reportedly show Haydale's graphene may be capable of adsorbing carbon dioxide.

Read the full story Posted: Jul 18,2024

Graphene-Info publishes a new edition of its Graphene for Displays and Lighting Market Report

Today we published a new edition of our Graphene for Displays and Lighting Market Report, with all the latest information. Graphene has high potential to improve LCD, OLED and MicroLED displays and can be used to enhance displays backplanes, electrodes, heat dissiperation, emitters and more. In addition graphene can increase efficiency in lighting devices and improve designs. 

Reading this report, you'll learn all about:

  • Graphene applications in LED and OLED lighting
  • Graphene's adoption as a backplane for AMOLEDs
  • Transparent graphene electrodes
  • Graphene-based encapsulation development

The report package also provides:

  • Graphene companies involved with display and lighting
  • An introduction to graphene
  • An introduction to lighting and displays
  • Details about graphene for QDs, lasers and thermal foils

This market report provides a great introduction to graphene solutions for the display and lighting markets, and covers everything you need to know about graphene technologies in these niches. This is a great guide for anyone involved with the displays and lighting.

Read the full story Posted: Jul 15,2024

Evercloak's HVAC technology gets government funding boost

Canada-based Evercloak's HVAC technology recently received a funding boost, with CAD$1.1 million (over USD$807,000) in funding from Natural Resources Canada's Energy Innovation Program (EIP).

The EIP funding supports a $1.8M project enabling Evercloak to accelerate the development of their membrane-based system, which can cut the energy required for air conditioning and dehumidification by up to 50%. According to the Company's founder and CEO, Evelyn Allen, those reductions will be crucial as global temperatures rise.

Read the full story Posted: Jul 14,2024

SalgenX announces process that turns dendrites into high-performance cathode materials

Salgenx, developer of graphene-based salt water flow battery technology, has announced the development of a method to transform dendrites into a key component for high-performance cathode metallic materials in the saltwater flow battery. 

This new approach aims to not only mitigate the problems caused by dendrites but to also leverage their unique properties to enhance battery efficiency and longevity.

Read the full story Posted: Jul 13,2024

Haydale Graphene Industries and Staircraft report progress on graphene-based underfloor heating trials

Specialist structural flooring manufacturers Staircraft have been testing the use of Haydale's graphene-based functional ink for application on their innovative chipboard flooring system. Significant investment has reportedly been made to get the new flooring system to adopt a heating solution that is cost effective and easy to install.

In a recent trial, Staircraft has reported very encouraging results and is now focused on continuing to collect definitive data before introducing the concept to their customer base. 

Read the full story Posted: Jul 13,2024

Indian government finances graphene-based e-textile project

As part of an effort to promote self-reliance, the Indian government's Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has granted seven new projects to private MSMEs and start-ups in the defense industry, under the Technology Development Fund scheme. 

One of these projects aims to develop graphene-Based smart & e-textiles for multifunctional wearable applications. Alohatech has been granted funding for this project, which will focus on developing conductive yarn and fabric-making processes using graphene nanomaterials and conductive inks. 

Read the full story Posted: Jul 12,2024