Because of major developments in fundamental research and industrial applications, graphene’s mass and low-cost production have become a vital step toward its real-world uses. Graphene, a one-atom-thick carbon crystal with a unique set of physical and chemical properties comprising extreme mechanical behaviour with excellent electrical and thermal conductivity, is emerging as a serious contender to replace many traditional materials in a variety of applications. Graphene has the potential to improve the performance, functionality, and durability of a broad spectrum of applications, but its commercialization will require more study. Applications and emerging techniques for the production of graphene have been investigated in this study. To increase the use of graphene, its current limitations must be solved expeditiously to improve its performance. In terms of applications, graphene’s advantages have expanded its use in both electroanalytical and electrochemical sensors. This review paper highlights the most important experimental successes in graphene material manufacturing, as well as its changing characteristics in connection to smart applications. We explore how graphene may be successfully integrated directly into devices, enabling a wide range of applications such as transparent electrodes, photovoltaics, thermoelectricity, 3D printing, and applications in biomedical and bioimaging devices. Graphene’s prospects are also explored and discussed. Read now:https://bit.ly/3JXB4F2
Guest Editor(s): Alexandru Mihai GRUMEZESCU Tentative Publication Date: June, 2019
“REGENERATIVE MEDICINE AND TISSUE ENGINEERING”
Biomimetic scaffold which can mimic the native extracellular matrices have been developed by many research groups in order to improve the cell-scaffold interactions and to reach a new level of biocompatibility. These recent developments in the tissue construction area have lead to the idea that organ fabrication can be possible by using the available production techniques in combination with cells and growth factors to restore the function of an affected organ and even to increase the transplantation rate. Combining all those parameters together with the human body’s potential to heal in a proper environment, many products can be developed in order to diagnose and treat critical diseases from an early stage and to undertake the biggest crisis reported at the moment. The aim of this special issue is to present the latest updates in the field. For more details please visit: https://bit.ly/2LIe8PF
Author(s): Om P. Singh, Sheikh. M. Ahmed and M Abhilash
With the major advancements in 3D printing, it is now possible to print micro batteries to power small incest drones and many such devices that are used in stealth operations. Hence, 3D printing can be said as the embodiment of modern manufacturing processes. In this paper, we review the recent technological advancements in materials and in technological aspects of 3D printing, identify future challenges and potential applications in engineering, manufacturing and tissue engineering. A brief discussion is provided on patents filed in different fields such a materials, their applications and industry-wise patent filing trends.