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Rice team shows that thin nanotube films stop dendrite growth from Li metal anodes

November 13th, 2018

Rice team shows that thin nanotube films stop dendrite growth from Li metal anodes The lab of James Tour, the T.T. and W.F. Chao Chair in Chemistry and a professor of computer science and of materials science and nanoengineering, has shown that thin nanotube films effectively stop dendrites that grow naturally from unprotected lithium metal […]

Nanotubes may give the world better batteries

November 13th, 2018

Nanotubes may give the world better batteries Rice scientists are counting on films of carbon nanotubes to make high-powered, fast-charging lithium metal batteries a logical replacement for common lithium-ion batteries. http://bit.ly/2ShHkfu http://news.rice.edu/2018/10/25/nanotubes-may-give-the-world-better-batteries/

Ammonia + Light = Hydrogen

November 13th, 2018

Ammonia + Light = Hydrogen An article mentions that Rice nanoscientists have demonstrated a new catalyst that can convert ammonia into hydrogen fuel at ambient pressure using only light energy, mainly due to a plasmonic effect that makes the catalyst more efficient. James Tour, the T.T. and W.F. Chao Chair in Chemistry and a professor of […]

12 amazing battery innovations that could change the world

November 13th, 2018

12 amazing battery innovations that could change the world An article mentions that Rice students developed a way to reduce the cost of microsupercapacitors, which are made by lasers. A Rice video is included. Interesting Engineering http://bit.ly/2J8E5TC https://interestingengineering.com/13-amazing-battery-innovations-that-could-change-the-world

Reinforcing graphene using carbon nanotubes makes it twice as resistant to fractures

September 1st, 2018

Reinforcing graphene using carbon nanotubes makes it twice as resistant to fractures An article features Rice research that developed fracture-resistant “rebar graphene,” which is more than twice as tough as pristine graphene. Jun Lou, professor of materials science and nanoengineering, is quoted. James Tour, the T.T. and W.F. Chao Chair in Chemistry and a professor […]

Materials scientists have found a way to make graphene twice as tough

August 11th, 2018

Materials scientists have found a way to make graphene twice as tough Fracture-resistant “rebar graphene” is more than twice as tough as pristine graphene, according to new research by James Tour, the T.T. and W.F. Chao Chair in Chemistry and a professor of computer science and of materials science and nanoengineering. Yahoo! News Canada (Similar […]

Nano-sized ‘rebar’ makes graphene twice as strong

August 6th, 2018

Nano-sized ‘rebar’ makes graphene twice as strong Fracture-resistant “rebar graphene” is more than twice as tough as pristine graphene, according to new research by Jun Lou, professor of materials science and nanoengineering, graduate student Emily Hacopian and James Tour, the T.T. and W.F. Chao Chair in Chemistry and a professor of computer science and of […]

Weebit Nano memory storage tech ‘almost ready for market’ that is doubling annually

July 3rd, 2018

Weebit Nano memory storage tech ‘almost ready for market’ that is doubling annually An article mentions that Weebit Nano’s revolutionary computer memory storage technology was invented by James Tour, the T.T. and W.F. Chao Chair in Chemistry and a professor of computer science and of materials science and nanoengineering. Proactive Investors Australia http://bit.ly/2KFViXB http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/stocktube/9749/weebit-nano-memory-storage-tech-almost-ready-for-market-that-is-doubling-annually-9749.html

Sculpting with graphene foam

June 28th, 2018

Sculpting with graphene foam Advanced Science News http://bit.ly/2IwcidH https://www.advancedsciencenews.com/sculpting-with-graphene-foam/

Weebit Nano share price zooms 250 percent in Australia

June 28th, 2018

Weebit Nano share price zooms 250 percent in Australia Globes-Online.com http://bit.ly/2KrgIUU https://en.globes.co.il/en/article-weebit-nano-share-price-zooms-250-in-australia-1001243032

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