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Cambridge partners in new €1 billion European Quantum Flagship

Cambridge partners in new €1 billion European Quantum Flagship

The University of Cambridge is a partner in the Quantum Flagship, one of the most ambitious long-term research and innovation initiatives of the European Commission, funded under the Horizon 2020 programme with a budget of €1 billion over the next ten years.

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Graphene shows unique potential to exceed bandwidth demands of future telecommunications

Graphene shows unique potential to exceed bandwidth demands of future telecommunications

Graphene enables ultra-wide bandwidth communications coupled with low power consumption, surpassing the needs of 5G, IoT and Industry 4.0.

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Tunable third harmonic generation in graphene paves the way to high-speed communications

Tunable third harmonic generation in graphene paves the way to high-speed communications

Researchers have shown for the first time gate tunable third harmonic generation in graphene. This could enable on-chip broadband optical switches for data transport in optical systems, leading to faster, more reliable ultra-broad bandwidth transfers.

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Dr Luigi Occhipinti joins the Cambridge Graphene Centre

Dr Luigi Occhipinti joins the Cambridge Graphene Centre

The Cambridge Graphene Centre welcomes Dr Luigi Occhipinti as Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer.

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Zero Gravity Graphene Promises Success in Space

Zero Gravity Graphene Promises Success in Space

In a series of exciting experiments conducted in November and December, Cambridge Graphene Centre researchers experienced weightlessness testing graphene’s application in space.

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State-of-the-art new facilities open at Cambridge Graphene Centre

State-of-the-art new facilities open at Cambridge Graphene Centre

The Cambridge Graphene Centre is pleased to announce the opening of two new high-specification facilities: cleanrooms for precision fabrication of electrical and optoelectronic devices and a dryroom for large-scale battery prototypes.

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Tough stuff: Spider silk enhanced with graphene-based materials

Tough stuff: Spider silk enhanced with graphene-based materials

Natural spider silk has excellent mechanical properties. Researchers from the Graphene Flagship have found a way to boost the strength of spider’s silk using graphene-based materials, paving the way for a novel class of high-performance bionic composites.

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Graphene-based terahertz absorbers

Graphene-based terahertz absorbers

Graphene Flagship researches create a terahertz saturable absorber using printable graphene inks with an order of magnitude higher absorption modulation than other devices produced to date.

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Zero Gravity: Graphene for Space Applications

Zero Gravity: Graphene for Space Applications

The Cambridge Graphene Centre are involved in one of two Graphene Flagship experiments testing graphene in zero-gravity conditions that will be launched in November.

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Cambridge partners in new €1 billion European Quantum Flagship

Oct 29, 2018

The University of Cambridge is a partner in the Quantum Flagship, one of the most ambitious long-term research and innovation initiatives of the European Commission, funded under the Horizon 2020 programme with a budget of €1 billion over the next ten years.

Graphene shows unique potential to exceed bandwidth demands of future telecommunications

Oct 12, 2018

Graphene enables ultra-wide bandwidth communications coupled with low power consumption, surpassing the needs of 5G, IoT and Industry 4.0.

Cambridge researchers discover quintons - a new quasiparticle in layered materials

Sep 14, 2018

Understanding quintons could speed up communications and bring new functionalities in quantum technologies

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