The New Unexpected Uses For Irish Whiskey In The Production High-Quality Graphene Material

In an unlikely marriage of science, researchers have found a way to produce high-quality graphene using Irish whiskey.

You would think a team of researchers turning to drink would mean bad news for science, but in fact it is leading to some exciting developments in the field of materials science. Researchers from the SFI Advanced Materials and Bioengineering Research (AMBER) centre at Trinity College Dublin have revealed a new way to produce graphene using Irish whiskey.

One increasingly popular method of producing the atom-thick, highly conductive ‘wonder material’ is liquid-phase exfoliation (LPE). Deemed to one of the most efficient and … Read More »