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2nd Edition Nanomaterials Handbook

2nd Edition Nanomaterials Handbook

We are delighted to announce that the 2nd edition the Nanomaterials Handbook has been printed.  It’s focused on carbon nano materials, but contains chapters covering graphene and other subjects.
Several chapters were written by Drexel alumni Michael Naguib, Goknur Cambaz-Buke, Michael Schrlau, Volker Presser, Eric Laird, Gleb Yushin, Sebastian Osswald, and Bastian Etzold.
Thank you for our contributions to this book!
Order the new textbook here.

Guidelines for Synthesis and Processing of 2D Titanium Carbide (Ti3C2Tx MXene)

An invited Methods/Protocols paper was recently published by our group.  The authors include Mohamed, Kathleen and Babak with help from 3 of our outstanding undergraduate assistants – Pavel, Leah, and Saleesha. This article will provide guidance to researchers working on MXene synthesis worldwide. Congratulations to all authors!
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M. Alhabeb, K. Maleski, B. Anasori, P. Lelyukh, L. Clark, S. Sin, Y. Gogotsi, Guidelines for Synthesis and Processing of 2D Titanium Carbide (Ti3C2Tx MXene), Chemistry of Materials, (2017) DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b02847

Nanodiamonds Suppress the Growth of Lithium Dendrites

Please congratulate our former team members Xinbing Cheng and Mengqiang Zhao, as well as our current PhD students (Chi, Amanda, Kathleen, and Tyler) on publication of a very important paper in Nature Communications. This work opens a new path towards development of Li-metal batteries.  View Drexel’s full press release here.
X.-B. Cheng, M.-Q. Zhao, C. Chen, A. Pentecost, K. Maleski, T. Mathis, X.-Q. Zhang, Q. Zhang, J. Jiang, Y. Gogotsi, Nanodiamonds Suppress the Growth of Lithium Dendrites, Nature Communications, 8, 336 (2017)

ACS Nano is Celebrating 10 Years of Publishing

ACS Nano is celebrating 10 years of publishing the best research in the nanoscience and nanomaterials field. Attached is our editorial. Click here to read the editorial.

The anniversary August 2017 issue of ACS Nano also features our work with Vivek Shenoy’s group on predicting magnetism in nitride MXenes – check the cover  (http://pubs.acs.org/toc/ancac3/current). Our article is accompanied by a Perspective titled “Computationally Driven Two-Dimensional Materials Design: What Is Next?”
View this and other publications on our Publications Page.
Alumni and Faculty at AFM Conference in LA

Alumni and Faculty at AFM Conference in LA

NMG alumna, Dr. Maria Lukatskaya, attends the AFM Conference in Los Angeles, CA with Prof. Yury Gogotsi.  She is currently conducting exciting research on new concentrated  electrolytes and conductive MOFs for energy storage at Stanford. Expect to see her next paper in Nature Energy soon.
NSF REU Poster Session

NSF REU Poster Session

Congratulations to all 2017 NSF REU participants on a successful summer and poster session.  Our REU student, Noah Snider (mentored by PhD Candidate Tyler Mathis), won second place during today’s poster session.  Our collaborator, REU Student Greg Van Aken (Advisor Prof. Ekaterina Pomerantseva), won the Best Poster Prize.  Congratulations to all!

Learn more about the Drexel IEXE RESEARCH EXPERIENCE FOR UNDERGRADS (REU) program   here.

2017 Visit to NNFC-KAIST

2017 Visit to NNFC-KAIST

Prof. Yury Gogotsi and Drexel students participate in the International Workshop on Energy, Environment, Water, and Sustainability (EEWS 2017)  at KAIST on August 3, 2017.  Prof. Gogotsi’s talk was titled, “2D Metallic Carbides and Nitrides (MXenes) and Advancement of Technology.“ View the full meeting program here.