Graphene foam gets big and tough

A chunk of conductive graphene foam reinforced by carbon nanotubes can support more than 3,000 times its own weight and easily bounce back to its original height, according to Rice University
 
by the Rice University, source chemeurope.com
 
Original publication:

Junwei Sha, Rodrigo Villegas Salvatierra, Pei Dong, Yilun Li, Seoung-Ki Lee, Tuo Wang, Chenhao Zhang, Jibo Zhang, Yongsung Ji, Pulickel M Ajayan, Jun Lou, Naiqin Zhao, and James M. Tour; "Three-Dimensional Rebar Graphene"; ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces; 2017