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Turning graphene into light nanosensors

Graphene has many properties; it is e.g. an extremely good conductor. But it does not absorb light very well. To remedy this limiting aspect of what is an otherwise amazing material, physicists ...

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Researchers create precision optical components with inkjet printing

Researchers have developed an inkjet printing technique that can be used to print optical components such as waveguides. Because the printing approach can also fabricate electronics and microfluidics, ...

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Swarm continue relationship with Harrah's Cherokee Casinos

The Georgia Swarmof the National Lacrosse League will continue their relationship with Harrah's Cherokee Casinos.For the next three seasons the Swarm will continue to play on ...

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Researchers Optimize Light Absorption Properties of Graphene

Although graphene has various properties—for instance, it is an exceptionally good conductor—it does not have the ability to optimally absorb light. In order to overcome this...

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Dispute about terahertz photoresponse in graphene results in a draw

Physicists at MIPT and their British and Russian colleagues revealed the mechanisms leading to photocurrent in graphene under terahertz radiation. The paper published in Applied Physics Letters ...

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Electrode shape improves neurostimulation for small targets

A cross-like shape helps the electrodes of implantable neurostimulation devices to deliver more charge to specific areas of the nervous system, possibly prolonging device life span, says research ...

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Gallium oxide shows high electron mobility, making it promising for better and cheaper devices

The next generation of energy-efficient power electronics, high-frequency communication systems, and solid-state lighting rely on materials known as wide bandgap semiconductors. Circuits based ...

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The 'missing link' in conducting molecules, butadienesolved

Linear polyenes are hydrocarbon chains with unusual optical and electrical properties. They have become a paradigm for studying photoisomerizationwhen molecular structures rearrange from absorbing ...

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Liquid cell transmission electron microscopy makes a window into the nanoscale

From energy materials to disease diagnostics, new microscopy techniques can provide more nuanced insight. Researchers first need to understand the effects of radiation on samples.

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