MIT and Northwestern researchers create hybrid perovskite materials that could help improve the quality of solar cells and light sources.
July 16, 2020 • ~6 min
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New roll-to-roll production method could enable lightweight, flexible solar devices and a new generation of display screens.
June 5, 2020 • ~6 min
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New material should be relatively easy to produce at an industrial scale, researchers say.
Nov. 22, 2019 • ~5 min
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New method from MIT’s research enterprise in Singapore paves the way for improved optoelectronic and 5G devices.
Oct. 3, 2019 • ~5 min
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Growing material directly onto substrates and recycling chip patterns should enable faster, simpler manufacturing.
March 4, 2019 • ~7 min
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Technique would allow addition of optical communication components to existing chips with little modification of their designs.
April 19, 2018 • ~7 min
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Experimental physicist explores the wild frontiers of graphene and other ultrathin materials.
Feb. 24, 2016 • ~7 min
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Depositing different materials within a single chip layer could lead to more efficient computers.
Jan. 27, 2016 • ~6 min
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Polymer nanowires that assemble in perpendicular layers could offer route to tinier chip components.
Jan. 22, 2016 • ~6 min
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Results may help improve efficiency of solar cells, energy-harvesting devices.
Jan. 22, 2016 • ~6 min
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