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Engineered 'sand' may help cool electronic devices

Baratunde Cola would like to put sand into your computer. Not beach sand, but silicon dioxide nanoparticles coated with a high dielectric constant polymer to inexpensively provide improved cooling for increasingly power-hungry ...

dateJul 12, 2016 in Nanomaterials
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Graphene based optoelectronics

As an important step towards graphene integration in silicon photonics, researchers from the Graphene Flagship have published a paper which shows how graphene can provide a simple solution for silicon photodetection in the ...

dateJul 07, 2016 in Nanophysics
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Solar cells for greener and safer energies

Nowadays, our world is in search of cleaner energy sources to power our increasing industrial and economic needs. Solar energy is becoming an alternative source to fossil fuels, but due to the accelerating pace at which we ...

dateJun 21, 2016 in Nanomaterials
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