Graphene Improves Sensitivity Of Single-Photon Detectors

Graphene Improves Sensitivity Of Single-Photon Detectors

Project led by ICFO could boost performance of detectors in astronomy and information processing. Improving the performance of single-photon detectors has been a focus of...
Cornell collaboration reports unique property of bilayer graphene

Cornell collaboration reports unique property of bilayer graphene

Imagine walking through the Northwest wilderness, camera phone at the ready, hoping to catch at least a faint glimpse of Bigfoot, and instead returning...
UK Developed Functional Ink Could Be Used To Print 2D Electronic Devices

UK Developed Functional Ink Could Be Used To Print 2D Electronic Devices

  A black phosphorus crystal An advanced new ink that can be deposited using conventional inkjet printing techniques could be used for the mass manufacture of...
Single Molecular Layer Nanosensor

Single Molecular Layer Nanosensor

When the topic of two-dimensional (2D) materials is presented, more often than not, graphene will be involved in this conversation. Due to its high...
Seeing The Invisible Thanks To Graphene

Seeing The Invisible Thanks To Graphene

  Silicon based CMOS (Complementary metal-oxide semiconductors) technology are at the basis of many of the electronic devices we widely use today, such as computers,...
Graphene Enhancing Our Vision Of The Infinitely Small

Graphene Enhancing Our Vision Of The Infinitely Small

Developing new scientific devices pushing the limits of what we can observe and measure does not occur overnight. There are typically baby steps involved,...
Oxford Instruments To Commercialise Wafer-scale Fabrication For 2D MoS2

Oxford Instruments To Commercialise Wafer-scale Fabrication For 2D MoS2

While graphene was the first 2D material to be studied in detail, there is now also a focus on others. Single-layer MoS2, a semiconducting...
Ultrathin And Flat Graphene Metalenses Gain More Properties

Ultrathin And Flat Graphene Metalenses Gain More Properties

On the quest for miniaturization, scientists at the Center for Integrated Nanostructure Physics, within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS, South Korea), in collaboration...
French Microscope Entrepreneur Banks On American Spirit To Ignite Graphene Boom

French Microscope Entrepreneur Banks On American Spirit To Ignite Graphene Boom

  When Manuel Ausserre talks about his startup microscopy company, he adopts the American spirit of opportunity-taking as his infant firm’s credo. “I really believe...
Creating The Optical Boom

Creating The Optical Boom

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT; US) discovered a phenomenon in a sheet of graphene analogical to a jet airplane traveling faster...
Graphene A Hot Topic At SPIE Optics & Photonics

Graphene A Hot Topic At SPIE Optics & Photonics

A new Technology Hot Topics session at SPIE Optics and Photonics 2017 in San Diego, California (US), this August will feature high-level speakers on quantum devices,...
Scientists Detect Light-Matter Interaction In Single Layer Of Atoms

Scientists Detect Light-Matter Interaction In Single Layer Of Atoms

University of Central Florida researchers have developed a new and better way of detecting interactions between light and matter at the atomic level, a...