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Graphene-Rubber Nanocomposites on the Cover of Journal of Polymer Science

July 20, 2012

Recent collaborative work by the research groups of Chemical and Biological Engineering Professors Ilhan Aksay, Bob Prud’homme, and Rick Register has shown that functional graphene sheets (FGS) make effective multifunctional nano-fillers for several types of elastomers, simultaneously improving mechanical properties, reducing gas permeation, and...

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Article on Functionalized Graphene Electrodes for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells enters Top 5 "Most Read" List for ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces

June 26, 2012

An article appearing in the journal ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces entered the list of top 5 most read articles in May 2012. The article, entitled "Functionalized Graphene Sheets as a Versatile Replacement for Platinum in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells", is based on research done in collaboration with researchers at the Ångström Laboratory of Uppsala University (Sweden), and shows that the catalytic performance of functionalized graphene...

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Vorbeck Materials Nominated for Energy Innovator by the Department of Energy

February 2, 2012

The U.S. Department of Energy has nominated Vorbeck Materials for the title of "America's Next Top Energy Innovator", in competition with 36 other companies. The public is asked to vote for the company they believe could make the greatest contribution to the country's energy future.

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