December 7, 2013
Coal Yields Production of Graphene Quantum Dots
Rice University researchers found simple methods to reduce three kinds of coal into graphene quantum dots (GQDs), microscopic discs of atom-thick graphene oxide that could be used in medical imaging as well as sensing, electronic and photovoltaic applications.
Credit: Rice University
[ Read the Article: Scientists: Coal Is Better, Cheaper For Making Graphene Quantum Dots ]