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Graphene-polysilicone composite makes sensitive strain sensor - nanotechweb.org;

Graphene-polysilicone composite makes sensitive strain sensor - nanotechweb.org

nanotechweb.orgGraphene-polysilicone composite makes sensitive strain sensornanotechweb.orgResearchers of AMBER at Trinity College Dublin have succeeded in making a polymer known as Silly Putty (polysilicone) conduct electricity by adding graphene to it. The composite material, whose resistance increases dramatically as pressure is applied, ...and more »

Making Silly Putty Useful: Graphene and Polysilicone Make Extremely Sensitive Sensors - Nature World News;

Making Silly Putty Useful: Graphene and Polysilicone Make Extremely Sensitive Sensors - Nature World News

Nature World NewsMaking Silly Putty Useful: Graphene and Polysilicone Make Extremely Sensitive SensorsNature World NewsJohnny Coleman investigates G-Putty but his son Oisin prefers Silly Putty®. Coleman and his team from Trinity College Dublin collaborated with the National Graphene Institute (NGI) at The University of Manchester, the research team was able to produce ...and more »

The best sensors could be made of Silly Putty (and graphene) - CNET;

The best sensors could be made of Silly Putty (and graphene) - CNET

CNETThe best sensors could be made of Silly Putty (and graphene)CNETJonathan Coleman with G-Putty, and his son Oisin with Silly Putty. Trinity College Dublin. Researchers have combined two unlikely bedfellows to create surprisingly sensitive slectrochemical sensors. Silly Putty (or polysilicone polymer) and graphene ...and more »

Graphene and silly putty make state-of-the-art sensor - Printed Electronics World;

Graphene and silly putty make state-of-the-art sensor - Printed Electronics World

Printed Electronics WorldGraphene and silly putty make state-of-the-art sensorPrinted Electronics WorldResearchers in AMBER, the Science Foundation Ireland-funded materials science research centre, hosted in Trinity College Dublin, have used the wonder material graphene to make the novelty children's material silly putty® (polysilicone) conduct ...and more »

Silly Putty and Graphene Combine to Make an Ultra-Sensitive Heart Monitor - Futurism;

Silly Putty and Graphene Combine to Make an Ultra-Sensitive Heart Monitor - Futurism

FuturismSilly Putty and Graphene Combine to Make an Ultra-Sensitive Heart MonitorFuturismGraphene conducts heat ten times better than copper, and can transmit electricity 250 times better than silicon. Scientists from Ireland discovered that combining graphene with Silly Putty results in an ultra-sensitive conductive material that could be ...and more »

The Freedonia Group: New Opportunities for Graphene with Help from Silly Putty - PR Newswire (press release)

The Freedonia Group: New Opportunities for Graphene with Help from Silly PuttyPR Newswire (press release)CLEVELAND, Dec. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at Trinity College, Dublin, are opening up new commercial possibilities for graphene by combining the material with Silly Putty. The mixture (known as "G-putty") forms a highly sensitive pressure ...and more »

Mixing Silly Putty with graphene creates incredibly sensitive pressure sensors, scientists find - ZME Science;

Mixing Silly Putty with graphene creates incredibly sensitive pressure sensors, scientists find - ZME Science

ZME ScienceMixing Silly Putty with graphene creates incredibly sensitive pressure sensors, scientists findZME ScienceTrinity College Dublin researchers working together with University of Manchester's National Graphene Institute (NGI) have found that mixing graphene with polysilicone (Silly Putty) produces incredibly sensitive pressure and strain sensors — they can ...and more »

Highly Sensitive Sensors Made From Silly Putty and Graphene Can Detect Spider Footsteps - MobiPicker;

Highly Sensitive Sensors Made From Silly Putty and Graphene Can Detect Spider Footsteps - MobiPicker

MobiPickerHighly Sensitive Sensors Made From Silly Putty and Graphene Can Detect Spider FootstepsMobiPickerSensors are used in various devices for a lot of different purposes. But have you ever heard of sensors that could be used to measure the footsteps of a spider? Well, researchers at the Trinity College Dublin have come up with a highly sensitive sensor ...and more »

State-of-the-Art Sensors Made from Graphene, Children's Toy Silly Putty - R & D Magazine;

State-of-the-Art Sensors Made from Graphene, Children's Toy Silly Putty - R & D Magazine

R & D MagazineState-of-the-Art Sensors Made from Graphene, Children's Toy Silly PuttyR & D MagazineProf. Jonathan Coleman is with his graphene-putty alongside his son Oisin, trying out the novelty children's material silly putty. (Credit: AMBER, Trinity College Dublin). Researchers in AMBER, the Science Foundation Ireland-funded materials science ...and more »

Sensors made from graphene and silly putty - Daily News & Analysis;

Sensors made from graphene and silly putty - Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & AnalysisSensors made from graphene and silly puttyDaily News & AnalysisThe research potentially offers exciting possibilities for applications in new, inexpensive devices and diagnostics in medicine and other sectors. Scientists have used the wonder material graphene to make the novelty children's toy silly putty conduct ...and more »

Graphene with silly putty make state-of-the-art sensors - Science Daily;

Graphene with silly putty make state-of-the-art sensors - Science Daily

Science DailyGraphene with silly putty make state-of-the-art sensorsScience Daily... Source: Graphene Flagship; Summary: Scientists have used graphene to make the novelty children's material Silly Putty® (polysilicone) conduct electricity. Using this conductive polymer they found that they were able to create extremely sensitive ...and more »

Your next heart monitor could be graphene-coated Silly Putty - Engadget;

Your next heart monitor could be graphene-coated Silly Putty - Engadget

EngadgetYour next heart monitor could be graphene-coated Silly PuttyEngadgetFor a child's toy, Silly Putty has some downright crazy physical properties. The mixture of boric acid and silicon oil, originally developed as a synthetic replacement for rubber, is a non-Newtonian fluid. Its viscosity isn't affected by temperature ...and more »

Scientists Mix Graphene with Silly Putty to Create Sensitive Monitors - Argyll Free Press;

Scientists Mix Graphene with Silly Putty to Create Sensitive Monitors - Argyll Free Press

Argyll Free PressScientists Mix Graphene with Silly Putty to Create Sensitive MonitorsArgyll Free PressSince the discovery of graphene which many hail as a wonder material capable of being the foundation for a new technological revolution, scientists tried to find new applications for it. Now, they have combined it with Silly Putty to create a very ...and more »

Adding Graphene To Silly Putty Could Create A New Kind Of Heart Monitor - Popular Mechanics;

Adding Graphene To Silly Putty Could Create A New Kind Of Heart Monitor - Popular Mechanics

Popular MechanicsAdding Graphene To Silly Putty Could Create A New Kind Of Heart MonitorPopular MechanicsAs anyone who was ever a kid knows, silly putty is awesome. It bounces, it melts, and if you leave it on the carpet it gets stuck in there forever. Silly putty is a simple invention, made of boric acid and rubber. Scientists who invented it 70 years ...and more »

What do you get when you mix Silly Putty with graphene? - Christian Science Monitor;

What do you get when you mix Silly Putty with graphene? - Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorWhat do you get when you mix Silly Putty with graphene?Christian Science MonitorAn Irish team of scientists' creation of highly sensitive G-Putty has expanded the technological possibilities for inventions using so-called 'wonder material.' By Josh Kenworthy, EqualEd Fellow December 9, 2016. Save for later Saved · About video ads.and more »

Silly Putty and Graphene Produce Super Sensitive Sensors - CDA News;

Silly Putty and Graphene Produce Super Sensitive Sensors - CDA News

CDA NewsSilly Putty and Graphene Produce Super Sensitive SensorsCDA NewsWith the addition of nanomaterial graphene, Silly Putty has been elevated from just being a toy to being an extremely sensitive sensor with a wide range of potential applications, according to researchers from Trinity College Dublin. The grayish ...and more »

Researchers Mix Graphene And 'Silly Putty' To Create Sensors Sensitive Enough To Detect Spider Footsteps - Tech Times;

Researchers Mix Graphene And 'Silly Putty' To Create Sensors Sensitive Enough To Detect Spider Footsteps - Tech Times

Tech TimesResearchers Mix Graphene And 'Silly Putty' To Create Sensors Sensitive Enough To Detect Spider FootstepsTech TimesSilly Putty may be a kid's toy, but upgrade it with some graphene and it turns into a highly sensitive material that can be used to build sensors for various applications. ( University of the Fraser Valley | Flickr ). Advertisement. Researchers from ...and more »

Silly putty sensor is so sensitive it can register the steps of a spider - Digital Trends;

Silly putty sensor is so sensitive it can register the steps of a spider - Digital Trends

Digital TrendsSilly putty sensor is so sensitive it can register the steps of a spiderDigital TrendsSilly putty is a great toy for kids, but it doesn't hold too much appeal once we're midway through grade school. That could change if researchers from Trinity College, Dublin and the University of Manchester have anything to say about it. As part of a ...and more »

Making Silly Putty a Heart Monitor - TechnoExaminer;

Making Silly Putty a Heart Monitor - TechnoExaminer

TechnoExaminerMaking Silly Putty a Heart MonitorTechnoExaminerThe Irish scientists joined the children's toy with an uncommon type of carbon, and thought of a wonderful new material. One they think could some time or another be helpful in making restorative gadgets. Physicist Jonathan Coleman, at Trinity College, ...and more »

Silly Putty smartens up, with a dash of graphene - New Atlas;

Silly Putty smartens up, with a dash of graphene - New Atlas

New AtlasSilly Putty smartens up, with a dash of grapheneNew AtlasGraphene, which consists of carbon atoms linked together to form a one-atom-thick sheet, could certainly be described as a wonder material – among other things, it's highly electrically conductive, chemically stable, and is the world's strongest material.and more »