UCLA’s design eliminates tradeoffs between bandwidth, sensitivity, and speed that are common in current technology Using graphene, one of science’s most versatile materials, engineers from the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering have invented a new type of photodetector that can … Continue reading →
A UA-led collaboration of physicists and chemists has discovered that temperature behaves in strange and unexpected ways in graphene, a material that has scientists sizzling with excitement about its potential for new technological devices ranging from computing to medicine.
Phosphorus, a highly reactive element commonly found in match heads, tracer bullets, and fertilizers, can be turned into a stable crystalline form known as black phosphorus. In a new study, researchers from the University of Minnesota used an ultrathin black … Continue reading →
Most modern electronics, from flat-screen TVs and smartphones to wearable technologies and computer monitors, use tiny light-emitting diodes, or LEDs. These LEDs are based off of semiconductors that emit light with the movement of electrons. As devices get smaller and … Continue reading →
Sobald ein neuartiges Material entdeckt wird, ist eine der ersten Fragen: Kann das neue Material supraleitend sein? Das gilt insbesondere für das Wundermaterial Graphen. Nun erforschte ein internationales Team um Wissenschaftler der Universität Wien den supraleitenden Paarungsmechanismus in mit Kalzium … Continue reading →
Graphene, a sheet of carbon one atom thick, may soon have a new nanomaterial partner. In the lab and on supercomputers, chemists have determined that a unique arrangement of 36 boron atoms in a flat disc with a hexagonal hole … Continue reading →
Researchers at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source Find New Form of Quantum Matter The discovery of what is essentially a 3D version of graphene – the 2D sheets of carbon through which electrons race at many times the speed at … Continue reading →
Graphene is the material of the future, it could even help us to achieve invisibility. So what could it mean for your smartphone? Scientists, engineers and tech-addicts everywhere are getting very excited about Graphene. It may sound like the stuff … Continue reading →