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Ultrahigh sensitivity graphene infrared detectors for imaging and spectroscopy

Ultrahigh sensitivity graphene infrared detectors for imaging and spectroscopy

Researchers at the Cambridge Graphene Centre, in a collaboration including Emberion, have developed a novel graphene-based infrared (IR) detector with record high sensitivity for thermal detection. This result paves the way for high-performance IR imaging and spectroscopy.

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Versarien acquires majority stake in University of Cambridge spin-out Cambridge Graphene

Versarien acquires majority stake in University of Cambridge spin-out Cambridge Graphene

A majority stake in Cambridge Graphene Ltd., a spin-out company from the University of Cambridge, has been acquired by Versarien plc.

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Graphene’s sleeping superconductivity awakens

Graphene’s sleeping superconductivity awakens

Scientists have believed that graphene may have the innate ability to superconduct since graphene was isolated in 2004. Now Cambridge researchers have found a way to activate that previously dormant potential.

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Graphene inks take first prize in Engineering Department Photography Competition

Graphene inks take first prize in Engineering Department Photography Competition

James Macleod, Process Technician at the Cambridge Graphene Centre, has won first prize in the Department of Engineering's annual Photography Competition.

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Environmentally-friendly graphene textiles could enable wearable electronics

Environmentally-friendly graphene textiles could enable wearable electronics

A new method for producing conductive cotton fabrics using graphene-based inks opens up new possibilities for flexible and wearable electronics, without the use of expensive and toxic processing steps.

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Single Photon Light Emitting Diodes for On-Chip Integration

Single Photon Light Emitting Diodes for On-Chip Integration

Researchers from the Cambridge Graphene Centre and Cavendish Laboratory use layered materials to create an all-electrical quantum light emitting diodes (LED) with single-photon emission. These LEDs have potential as on-chip photon sources in quantum information applications.

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Tough stuff: Spider silk enhanced with graphene-based materials

Sep 14, 2017

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.

Graphene-based terahertz absorbers

Sep 14, 2017

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.

Zero Gravity: Graphene for Space Applications

Jul 25, 2017

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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