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December 6, 2018
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New photodetector could improve night vision, thermal sensing and medical imaging

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

May 18, 2015
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Black phosphorus is new ‘wonder material’ for improving optical communication

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

March 31, 2014
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Scientists build thinnest-possible LEDs to be stronger, more energy efficient

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

February 12, 2014
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Wie man Graphen supraleitend machen kann

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

February 8, 2014
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New boron nanomaterial may be possible

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

January 26, 2014
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Natural 3D Counterpart to Graphene Discovered

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

December 19, 2013
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What Could Graphene Mean For Your Future Smartphone?

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