A field emission scanning electron microscopy image of 3D honeycomb-structured graphene. The novel material can replace platinum in dye-sensitized solar cells with virtually no loss of generating capacity. Hui Wang image, Michigan Technological University

MTU Prof’s 3D Graphene May Replace Pricey Platinum In Solar Cells

One of the most promising types of solar cells has a few drawbacks. A scientist at Michigan Technological University may have overcome one of them.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/20/2013

A representation of graphene molecules. Photo: Michigan Technological University

Graphene Boosts Efficiency of Next-Gen Solar Cells

HOUGHTON — The coolest new nanomaterial of the 21st century could boost the efficiency of the next generation of solar panels, a team of Michigan Technological University materials scientists has discovered. Graphene, a two-dimensional honeycomb of […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2012

Wayne State University (File)

Wayne State Researcher Gets NSF Funding For Neural Implants

Mark Ming-Cheng Cheng, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at Wayne State University, received a five-year, $475,000 Faculty Early Career Development grant from the National Science Foundation to study the potential of graphene, a novel carbon material, in the development of a reliable, high-performance, long-term implantable electrode system to improve quality of life using nanotechnology.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2011

XG Sciences' Graphene Molecules

Korean Steel Firm Buys Stake In MSU Spinoff

Michigan State University spinoff XG Sciences Inc. has entered into a series of agreements with POSCO, a Korean corporation and one of the world’s largest steel producers, to create a strategic partnership for the advancement of graphene manufacturing and product development based on XG Sciences’ proprietary technologies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/12/2011