Electrically controlled water permeation through graphene oxide membranes

Nature, 2018 Jul;559(7713):236-240 Zhou KG, Vasu KS, Cherian CT, Neek-Amal M, Zhang JC, Ghorbanfekr-Kalashami H, Huang K, Marshall OP, Kravets VG, Abraham J, Su Y, Grigorenko AN, Pratt A, Geim AK, Peeters FM, Novoselov KS, Nair RR Controlled transport of water molecules through membranes and capillaries is important in areas as diverse as water purification and healthcare technologies. Previous attempts to control water permeation through membranes…

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Water-based and biocompatible 2D crystal inks for all-inkjet-printed heterostructures

Nature Nanotechnology, 2017, 12(4), 343-350 Daryl McManus, Sandra Vranic, Freddie Withers, Veronica Sanchez-Romaguera, Massimo Macucci, Huafeng Yang, Roberto Sorrentino, Khaled Parvez, Seok-Kyun Son, Giuseppe Iannaccone, Kostas Kostarelos, Gianluca Fiori & Cinzia Casiraghi Exploiting the properties of two-dimensional crystals requires a mass production method able to produce heterostructures of arbitrary complexity on any…

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Translating graphene and 2D materials into medicine

Nature Reviews Materials, 2016; 1:16084  Kostas Kostarelos Adoption of graphene and other 2D crystals in biomedicine is challenging — some guidelines to facilitate this process and avoid inflated expectations should be considered. Advanced materials are key contributors to the development of next-generation medical technologies. The advent of carbon-based nanostructures and 2D materials…

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