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Research Centre on Graphene, Layered Crystals and Hybrid Nanomaterials
 
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Read more at: Graphene enables ten times higher data storage in computer memories
Graphene enables ten times higher data storage in computer memories

Graphene enables ten times higher data storage in computer memories

2 June 2021

Ultra-high-density hard drives made with graphene store ten times more data – a big leap forward for our data-hungry society


Read more at: Coffee stains inspire optimal printing technique for electronics
Coffee stains inspire optimal printing technique for electronics

Coffee stains inspire optimal printing technique for electronics

12 August 2020

Using an alcohol mixture, researchers modified how ink droplets dry, enabling cheap industrial-scale printing of electronic devices at unprecedented scales.


Read more at: Cambridge Graphene Centre students win award for new battery design
Cambridge Graphene Centre students win award for new battery design

Cambridge Graphene Centre students win award for new battery design

27 May 2020

Three-electrode cell with built-in pressure sensor snags 2020 CAPA prize


Read more at: CGC student Jakob E. Muench wins Hamilton prize
CGC student Jakob E. Muench wins Hamilton prize

CGC student Jakob E. Muench wins Hamilton prize

23 January 2020

CGC graduate student Jakob E. Muench received the Hamilton Prize for his work on graphene photodetectors for telecom applications.


Read more at: Smog-eating graphene composite reduces atmospheric pollution
Smog-eating graphene composite reduces atmospheric pollution

Smog-eating graphene composite reduces atmospheric pollution

4 December 2019

A graphene-titania photocatalyst degrades up to 70% more atmospheric NOx than standard titania nanoparticles in tests on real pollutants.


Read more at: Nanowires replace Newton’s famous glass prism
Nanowires replace Newton’s famous glass prism

Nanowires replace Newton’s famous glass prism

9 September 2019

Scientists have designed an ultra-miniaturised device that could image single cells without the need for a microscope or make chemical fingerprint analysis possible from within a smartphone camera.


Read more at: Cambridge partners in new €1 billion European Quantum Flagship
Cambridge partners in new €1 billion European Quantum Flagship

Cambridge partners in new €1 billion European Quantum Flagship

29 October 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.


Read more at: Graphene shows unique potential to exceed bandwidth demands of future telecommunications
Graphene shows unique potential to exceed bandwidth demands of future telecommunications

Graphene shows unique potential to exceed bandwidth demands of future telecommunications

12 October 2018

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


Read more at: Cambridge researchers discover quintons - a new quasiparticle in layered materials

Cambridge researchers discover quintons - a new quasiparticle in layered materials

14 September 2018

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


Read more at: 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

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

30 May 2018

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.


Latest news

Graphene enables ten times higher data storage in computer memories

2 June 2021

Ultra-high-density hard drives made with graphene store ten times more data – a big leap forward for our data-hungry society

Coffee stains inspire optimal printing technique for electronics

12 August 2020

Using an alcohol mixture, researchers modified how ink droplets dry, enabling cheap industrial-scale printing of electronic devices at unprecedented scales.

Cambridge Graphene Centre students win award for new battery design

27 May 2020

Three-electrode cell with built-in pressure sensor snags 2020 CAPA prize