Introducing: The CVD Graphene Market Report

Graphene-Info is proud to present our new market report, The CVD Graphene Market Report. This market report, brought to you by the world's leading graphene industry experts, is a comprehensive guide to CVD graphene materials, the current industry and market status, and the promising applications in optoelectronics, bio-sensors, thermal solutions and more.

Reading this report, you'll learn all about:

  • How does CVD graphene differ from other graphene types
  • CVD graphene properties
  • Possible applications for CVD graphene
  • Available materials on the market

The report also provides a list of prominent CVD graphene research activities, a list of all CVD graphene developers and their products, datasheets and brochures from over 10 different CVD graphene makers and more.

Applied Graphene Materials provides financial updates

Applied Graphene Materials (AGM) recently gave financial updates, as part of which the Company stated it is looking forward to stronger sales growth and has enough cash to fund operations well into 2023 after a £5.5 million fundraise in January.

AGM said it continues to develop its dispersed GNP technology platform and the potential to extend this to adjacencies applicable to the coatings sector. AGM added that significant progress has been made with coatings customers, and it is now starting to see repeat business with some long-range engagements.

Archer Materials reports progress on graphene-based lab-on-chip fabrication capabilities

Archer Exploration logo imageIn November 2020, Archer Materials announced its plan to develop a graphene-based lab-on-chip device. Now, the Company provided an update on the progress it has achieved - it demonstrated that it can fabricate nanosize biosensor components of 100-150 nanometer features on silicon wafers.

In the past, prior to Archer utilizing local semiconductor foundry fabrication techniques, it was limited to one sensor per ~1 cm2. Now, with its in-house capability, it has miniaturized key biosensor components to chip-formats on silicon by nanofabrication translating to approx. over 1 million sensor components within a 1 cm2 area.

Researchers produce extremely conductive graphene-enhanced hydrogel for medical applications

An interdisciplinary research team of the Research Training Group (RTG) 2154 "Materials for Brain" at Kiel University (CAU) has developed a method to produce graphene-enhanced hydrogels with an excellent level of electrical conductivity. What makes this method special is that the mechanical properties of the hydrogels are largely retained. The material is said to have potential for medical functional implants, for example, and other medical applications.

"Graphene has outstanding electrical and mechanical properties and is also very light," says Dr. Fabian Schütt, junior group leader in the Research Training Group, thus emphasizing the advantages of the ultra-thin material, which consists of only one layer of carbon atoms. What makes this new method different is the amount of graphene used. "We are using significantly less graphene than previous studies, and as a result, the key properties of the hydrogel are retained," says Schütt about the current study, which he initiated.

Researchers find surprising electron interaction in ‘magic-angle’ graphene

A research team, led by Brown University physicists, has found a new way to precisely probe the nature of the superconducting state in magic-angle graphene. The technique enables researchers to manipulate the repulsive force - the Coulomb interaction - in the system. In their recent study, the researchers showed that magic-angle superconductivity grows more robust when Coulomb interaction is reduced, which could be an important piece of information in understanding how this superconductor works.

"This is the first time anyone has demonstrated that you can directly manipulate the strength of Coulomb interaction in a strongly correlated electronic system," said Jia Li, an assistant professor of physics at Brown and corresponding author of the research. "Superconductivity is driven by the interactions between electrons, so when we can manipulate that interaction, it tells us something really important about that system. In this case, demonstrating that weaker Coulomb interaction strengthens superconductivity provides an important new theoretical constraint on this system."

AGM to present 'breakthrough nanotechnology for water-based epoxy coating' at Corrosion 2021 event

Applied Graphene Materials (AGM), producer of graphene nanoplatelet dispersions, recently announced that it will be presenting a breakthrough technology that enables easy graphene dispersion in water-based epoxy coatings, while delivering improved corrosion protection, at the Corrosion 21 Conference & Expo on 28th April 2021.

AGM said that the technology represents a major milestone in the development of performance-enhancing graphene technologies for more sustainable coatings manufacturers. AGM has previously made strides in anticorrosion performance in solvent-based coatings through the use of its Genable graphene nanoplatelet dispersion technology. However, water-based coating development remains a key focus for industry formulators looking to improve the safety and environmental impacts of their products.

G6 Materials raises $5 million CAD, to acquire GO application developer GX Technologies

G6 Materials (Formerly called Graphene 3D Lab) has made plans to raise $5 million CAD via a non-brokered offering. The company also announced plans to acquire GX Technologies in an all-share deal (worth around $7.5 million CAD).

G6 Materials banner

GX Technologies is developing applications based on graphene oxide. GXT has a cooperative R&D agreement with the US Army Corps of Engineers to develop graphene oxide-based membranes for use in nanofiltration. The deal with GXT is expected to be closed before April 29, 2021.

Novel tin/graphene electrode could enable next-gen supercapacitors

An international collaboration of researchers from Penn State and the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China has resulted in a novel material for supercapacitors' electrodes.

“The supercapacitor is a very powerful, energy-dense device with a fast-charging rate, in contrast to the typical battery — but can we make it more powerful, faster and with a really high retention cycle?” asked Jia Zhu, corresponding author and doctoral student conducting research in the laboratory of Huanyu “Larry” Cheng, Dorothy Quiggle Career Development Professor in Penn State's Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics.

GS Alliance develops a graphene QD and silica composite to create efficient white LEDs

Japan-based material developer Green Science Alliance developed a new composite material made from a combination of graphene quantum dots and silica, which could be useful for creating white LEDs from blue LEDs (440-470 nm).

Green Science Alliance graphene QD + silica composite for white LED

The company says that this is the first adoption of such a material for LED applications. The company says the adoption of the QD and Silica offers superior performance to the currently-used phosphor as the QDs do not suffer from light scattering, and the white LED is more efficient. The material is also said to be inexpensive.