Navigation Links
Columbia engineering team discovers graphene's weakness
Date:11/30/2010

added that this is the first time a soft optical phonon has ever been linked to mechanical failure and that therefore it is likely that this novel failure mechanism is not exclusive to graphene but may be prevalent in other very thin materials. "With nanotechnology becoming increasingly ubiquitous, understanding the nature of mechanical behavior in low dimensional systems such as graphene is of great importance. We think strain may be a means to engineer the properties of graphene, and therefore understanding its limits is critical." The research was funded by the National Science Foundation.

Marianetti's research interests lie in the use of classical and quantum mechanics to model the behavior of materials at the atomic scale. In particular, he is focused on applying these techniques to materials with potential for energy storage and conversion. Current applications in his research program range from nuclear materials such as plutonium to rechargeable battery materials such as cobalt oxides.


'/>"/>

Contact: Holly Evarts
holly@engineering.columbia.edu
212-854-3206
Columbia University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals Named Life Sciences Company of the Year by LifeSciences British Columbia
2. Leading North American Emergency Medical Services Provider British Columbia Ambulance Service Selects NICE Inform for Improved Service
3. American Oriental Bioengineering Announces Participation in September Investor Conferences
4. Online Systems Engineering Master's Program Attracts Engineers from Fortune 500 Firms
5. NSF awards 14 materials research science and engineering centers
6. Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News reports on growing role of molecular diagnostics
7. Genstruct Expands Team with New VP of Engineering
8. Engineering nanoparticles for maximum strength
9. American Oriental Bioengineering Completes Two Acquisitions
10. American Oriental Bioengineering, Inc. to Report Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results
11. American Oriental Bioengineering Announces Participation in November Investor Conferences
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/28/2014)... Sterlitech is proud to announce that it is ... of products . These additional products increase the ... filters with surface charges. , “We have ... membrane process testing equipment, and correspondingly, a wider demand ... Sterlitech President Mark Spatz. “The addition of Synder ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... Earlier this month, a report was created by ... Air Force on the performance of vehicles using an ... of fuel made from mustard seeds, offered great potential ... Eco friendly future. In fact, every branch of the ... of foreign oil over the next few years. They ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... August 27, 2014 Green & Grow ... Series B funding and secured Otter Capital as a ... will accelerate commercialization of GGI’s Agriplier™ technology, building on ... , “Since our first meeting, we have been ... biological product space,” said Alan Sobba, President and CEO ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... survive impact by the huge amounts of energy ... energy for photosynthesis. The hypothesis is that the ... the energy throughout the entire protein molecule through ... now managed to successfully ,film, this process. , ... which play a role in photosynthesis and thus ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Sterlitech Corporation Enhances Its Selection of Flat Sheet Membrane Filters 2Can Small Farmers and a New Seed Based Biofuel “Green” the World? Major Universities and Even the U.S. Air Force Seem to Think So 2Can Small Farmers and a New Seed Based Biofuel “Green” the World? Major Universities and Even the U.S. Air Force Seem to Think So 3Can Small Farmers and a New Seed Based Biofuel “Green” the World? Major Universities and Even the U.S. Air Force Seem to Think So 4Can Small Farmers and a New Seed Based Biofuel “Green” the World? Major Universities and Even the U.S. Air Force Seem to Think So 5Green & Grow Inc. Secures $6M Series B Funding from Otter Capital 2Green & Grow Inc. Secures $6M Series B Funding from Otter Capital 3DTU researchers film protein quake for the first time 2
... 16 Bristol-Myers Squibb,Company (NYSE: BMY ) will ... 2007 on Thursday, January 31. During a 10 a.m. ... financial information and will,address inquiries from investors and analysts., ... listen to a live,webcast of the call at ...
... The Netherlands, January 16 Today Top Institute,Pharma ... aimed at the,development of a malaria vaccine. This ... findings from previous studies. The project aims to,develop ... the lives of,millions of people in developing countries, ...
... for the, Maintenance and Prophylactic Treatment of Asthma in Patients 12 ... ... ALVESCO(R) Will be Commercialised by ... Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved ALVESCO(R),(ciclesonide) Inhalation Aerosol in the United ...
Cached Biology Technology:Boost for Malaria Vaccine Development by Combining Strengths of Dutch and American Researchers 2Boost for Malaria Vaccine Development by Combining Strengths of Dutch and American Researchers 3Boost for Malaria Vaccine Development by Combining Strengths of Dutch and American Researchers 4ALVESCO(R) Gains FDA Approval for the U.S. Market 2ALVESCO(R) Gains FDA Approval for the U.S. Market 3ALVESCO(R) Gains FDA Approval for the U.S. Market 4
(Date:8/27/2014)... Calif. , Aug. 27, 2014  WaferGen Bio-systems, ... its previously announced underwritten public offering of units of ... per unit for gross proceeds of $20 million, prior ... payable by the Company.  The shares and warrants are ... Each unit sold in the offering consists of ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... 27, 2014 Reportlinker.com announces that a ... catalogue: Law Enforcement Biometrics Market in ... About Biometrics Biometrics is a ... basis of their physical or behavioral patterns. It ... traits such as fingerprints, face recognition, DNA, palm ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... nerve cells to rearrange existing patterns of activity than ... a study of monkeys has found. The scientists explored ... activity of brain cell networks. The study was partly ... looked into the brain and may have seen why ... Aaron Batista, Ph.D., an assistant professor at the University ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):WaferGen Bio-Systems Announces Successful Completion of Public Offering Raising $20 Million 2WaferGen Bio-Systems Announces Successful Completion of Public Offering Raising $20 Million 3Law Enforcement Biometrics Market in North America 2014-2018 2Law Enforcement Biometrics Market in North America 2014-2018 3Law Enforcement Biometrics Market in North America 2014-2018 4Law Enforcement Biometrics Market in North America 2014-2018 5Scientists plug into a learning brain 2Scientists plug into a learning brain 3
... Groundbreaking research has shown a quantum atom has been tracked ... in the testing and development of new drugs. Professor ... who led the research said it is the first time ... a sensor to explore the nanoscale environment inside a living ...
... Three teams of Tufts graduate students have won ... program for their research into solutions to some of ... water, development of renewable energy, and the creation of ... select number of universities that participate annually in the ...
... an economically and environmentally beneficial, ,bio-derived, Australian and ... proposition, according to a report compiled by CSIRO ... players.The report, Flight Path to Sustainable Aviation, predicts ... sustainable, Australia-New Zealand aviation fuels industry could cut ...
Cached Biology News:Quantum sensor tracked in human cells could aid drug discovery 2Tufts graduate students receive $10,000 prizes 2Sustainable 'bio-derived' jet fuel industry is achievable 2
AMAP Multi Site-directed Mutagenesis Kit Research Focus: other Storage Temperature: -20C Shipping Temperature: dry ice...
Umbilical cord blood eosinophils, For immunohistochemistry (IHC)...
Slide Chambers are convenient for performing pre-hybridization incubations and post-hybridization washes with tissue sections mounted on standard glass microscope slides. Each chamber holds up to 5 s...
Human peripheral blood PBMCs, For immunohistochemistry (IHC) Cell Chip with Human Peripheral Blood PBMC and T Cells...
Biology Products: