The Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology

Laboratory for Nanomaterials and Molecular Devices

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Welcome to Nano@Nankai, Yongsheng Chen's group for Graphene and Carbon Nanotube

Carbon nanomaterials, including Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes(CNTs), possess remarkable properties, such as their high super mechanical strength, excellent electrical and thermal conductivity, and other tunable chemical and physical properties, that make them promising candidates for a wide variety of revolutionary applications in micro electronics, flexible transprent electrode, Photovoltaic and Supercapacitor devices.

Our group has been focusing on developing Graphene and SWNTS synthesis, purification, modifications and their applications to move these two materials from a scientific curiosity to a viable component of future working technologies and applications.

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2010:

Prof Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov won Nobel Prize in Physics 2010 for their "for groundbreaking experiments regarding the two-dimensional material graphene".

Research Interests

  • Carbon-based nanomaterials, including Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene;
  • Multifunctional materials Based on Graphene andCarbon Nanotubes;
  • Organic and Polymeric Functional Materials.
  • Green energy devices using nanomaterials, including OPV and Supercapacitor, etc.
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    Research Facilities

    The Nanomaterials and Molecular Devices Laboratory consists of many state-of-the-art instrumentation for modern research in chemistry and materials science. This includes instrumentation for:

    Chemcial and Material Synthesis

    • Arc Discharge
    • Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD)

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