Graphene 2014: UK NGI adds to calls for graphene standards

By Emma Hughes
Published: Thursday, 08 May 2014

As hype continues to swirl unabated around graphene and its many possibilities, confusion about what constitutes true graphene and what the material is really useful for remains a sticking point for the industry. In a bid to eradicate misconceptions, product standards for nano-carbon materials should be established, according to the UK’s National Graphene Institute.

Graphene science is accelerating around the world, creating a growing need for this emerging industry to set standards determining what actually constitutes graphene, as distinct from other nano-scale carbon materials, and which applications it might be suitable for. This is according to Ivan Buckley, project manager of the National Graphene...

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