Interview: Graphene 3D Lab acquires former parent Graphene Laboratories

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Graphene 3D Lab’s current core product is a highly conductive graphene-based filament that enables customers to print circuity and electronic sensors. Photo: Graphene 3D Lab

Graphene 3D Lab yesterday acquired Graphene Laboratories, its former parent company, in a share exchange agreement. The firm explained the takeover would allow Calverton, NY-based Graphene 3D Labs to reach a wider combined market. [Read more…]

INTERVIEW: Graphene will have “minimal effect” on graphite price in the medium-term, says Lomiko CEO

Untitled Infographic(5) copyThe demand for new materials, such as graphene, has been partly filled by mining companies who have opened new sites. One such company is Lomiko Metals. Founded in 2008, Lomiko Metals acquires and develops mining sites that contain minerals for “the new green economy”, including graphite, lithium and gold. [Read more…]

INTERVIEW: Key to success is producing nanocatalysts in commercial volume, says QSI CEO

qsiNew Materials News recently reported that QuantumSphere (QSI), a manufacturer of nanocatalysts, had entered into a multi-year joint development agreement with Casale, a provider of products and services for the production of ammonia, urea, melamine, methanol, syngas, nitrates and phosphates. [Read more…]

INTERVIEW: Haydale CEO: Opportunities for graphene in aerospace “enormous”

airEarlier this month, New Materials News reported that Haydale, the developer of enhanced graphene and nanoparticulate materials, had launched a new division to develop graphene-enhanced composite materials for the aerospace industry. At the same time, the company also rebranded its EPL subsidary to Haydale Composite Solutions. [Read more…]

INTERVIEW: Nanoco talks about cadmium regulation in aftermath of EU vote

EU parliamentNanoco, the manufacturer of Cd-free quantum dots, was recently victorious in its campaign to topple a new piece of legislation that would have made the use of cadmium-based quantum dots in TV screens legal until June 2017 in the EU. Michael Edelman, the company’s CEO, talks to NMN. [Read more…]

INTERVIEW: Is molybdenum disulfide the new graphene? – Prof. A.T.C Johnson (Part 1)

a.t.johnsonGraphene has long been regarded as a “wonder material”, but its use in a number of interesting practical applications has been held back by its poor performance as a semiconductor. This is because graphene does not have an energy band gap, unlike molybdenum disulfide (MoS2), another monolayer material. [Read more…]