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The China Edit – June 2019

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26 Jun 2019

The China Edit is a monthly curation of business news and reports which have a direct impact on the Chinese - and global - composites industry.

Expanding graphene’s horizons with lasers
Expanding graphene’s horizons with lasers
The first study, led by researchers at Purdue University and the University of Michigan, USA, and Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, zeroes in on one of graphene’s biggest shortcomings: it’s lack of an energy band gap 
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East China's Zhejiang University makes key advances in graphene sector
East China's Zhejiang University makes key advances in graphene sector
The team has introduced a number of graphene products to the market. Two of those, single-layer graphene oxide and graphene composite fiber, have been granted international patents. 
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King of new materials
King of new materials
A ten-ton level single layer production line of the material was established in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province.
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Drone takes to the skies to image offshore reefs
Drone takes to the skies to image offshore reefs
The Guam team’s UAV is a US$15,000, 6-rotor carbon-fibre drone made by technology company DJI, based in Shenzhen, China. 
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Sino-Russian CR929 has room for high-tech input from the West
Sino-Russian CR929 has room for high-tech input from the West
China Russia Commercial Aircraft International Corporation (CRAIC), a Sino-Russian joint venture managing the project, has given up an earlier idea to showcase at the International Paris Air Show 2019, opting instead to do so at MAKS’2019.
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China-made carbon fiber train finishes trial run
China-made carbon fiber train finishes trial run
Sun Zhang, a railway expert and professor at Shanghai Tongji University, told the Global Times on Thursday that the future market for high-tech subway would be huge since many developing countries are in urgent need of subways due to insufficient new traffic technology, and the US as well, where subway systems are obsolete.
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Ferry market spearheads hydrogen, batteries and Chinese construction
Ferry market spearheads hydrogen, batteries and Chinese construction
The partnership between European companies and Chinese yards continues with Stena, which has ordered eight ropax ships with four optional vessels at AVIC Weihai shipyard, representing the shipyard’s first ever ferry order.
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Apple Xinyi A13 Taipei store previewed ahead of official opening 
Apple Xinyi A13 opens in Taipei
Located in Taipei's bustling Xinyi District on an tree-lined open-air plaza, the new store features signature Apple architecture not seen in Taiwan before, including a two-story, free-standing pavilion design with a carbon fiber reinforced roof, similar to Apple's Chicago, Illinois store. 
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Capsule Shanghai presents artist Feng Chen's second solo exhibition
Capsule Shanghai presents artist Feng Chen's second solo exhibition
The melodic musical scores translated from the data of space scanner results in subtle variations with any kind of physical interruption within the space, be it the movement of visitors, or physical objects such as his carbon fiber sculpture series, Evolution (2019).
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