Friday October 30, 2020

Trinity seals €750k research partnership

Trinity's Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices (Crann) has secured a new €750,000 research partnership with chemical manufacturer Thomas Swan & Co.

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Professor Jonathan Coleman, principal investigator, Crann, and Harry Swan, managing director, Thomas Swan. Photo: Paul Sharp

Trinity's Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices (Crann) has secured a new €750,000 research partnership with chemical manufacturer Thomas Swan & Co that will see the two collaborate on developing industrial graphene production.

Graphene is a relatively newly-discovered material which consists of a sheet of carbon atoms, just one atom thick or about one hundred-thousandth the width of one human hair.

It is very strong and has excellent electrical conductivity which makes it...

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