John Toon

John Toon is manager of the Research News & Publication Office at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Ga.


Materials Innovations: Ferroelectric Nanotubes

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Researchers have developed a “soft template infiltration” technique for fabricating free-standing piezoelectrically active ferroelectric nanotubes and other nanostructures from PZT.

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Researchers at Georgia Tech have developed nanoparticle technology that could facilitate cost-effective coal-powered fuel cells.
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MATERIAL INNOVATIONS: SiC Template for Graphene Fabrication

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Graphene nanoribbons can be as narrow as 40 nanometers. Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a new "templated growth" technique for fabricating nanometer-scale graphene devices. The method
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Lowering Fuel Cell Costs

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A new sulfur- and coking-tolerant ceramic material could expand applications for SOFCs.
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