News - 5 May 2016
Molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) is used as an effective lubricant in motorcycle and aircraft engines, and in the universal and CV joints of automobiles and trucks. The material also exhibits a...
News - 13 Mar 2013
Anti-seize pastes are a class of specialty lubricants that contain synergistic combinations of lubricating solids in base oils. High solids content makes these pastes far different than conventional...
Article - 12 Apr 2018
Phosphorene is a natural semiconductor and therefore may be better suited to powering the next generation of digital technology.
News - 23 Feb 2015
Atomically thin sensors made of molybdenum disulfide have been designed which can selectively detect gases and chemicals.
The research team was led by Alexander Balandin, UC Presidential Chair...
Article - 16 Apr 2018
The applications of 2D materials is one that is growing. Being used as a semiconducting material is one of the most common ways in which 2D materials are exploited.
News - 27 May 2020
3D micro-/nanofabrication holds the key to build a large variety of micro-/nanoscale materials, structures, devices, and systems with unique properties that do not manifest in their 2D planar...
News - 18 Dec 2020
Since the invention of world's first laser - the ruby laser - in 1960, the human desire to control light has spread to various industries, including telecommunications, medicine, GPS, optical...
News - 4 May 2020
Two-dimensional (2D) materials, which consist of a single layer of atoms, have attracted a lot of attention since the isolation of graphene in 2004. They have unique electrical, optical, and...
News - 27 Aug 2014
An international research team led by a Berkeley Lab scientist has reported ultrafast charge transfer time of below 50 femtoseconds in photo-excited MX2 heterostructures. This research has...
News - 18 Jun 2021
Ultrathin, flexible computer circuits have been an engineering goal for years, but technical hurdles have prevented the degree of miniaturization necessary to achieve high performance. Now,...