Researchers develop new materials for energy and sensing

MIT and Northwestern researchers create hybrid perovskite materials that could help improve the quality of solar cells and light sources.

Department of Chemical Engineering • mit
July 16, 2020 ~6 min

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Transparent graphene electrodes might lead to new generation of solar cells

New roll-to-roll production method could enable lightweight, flexible solar devices and a new generation of display screens.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
June 5, 2020 ~6 min

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SMART develops a way to commercially manufacture integrated silicon III-V chips

New method from MIT’s research enterprise in Singapore paves the way for improved optoelectronic and 5G devices.

Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology • mit
Oct. 3, 2019 ~5 min

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Integrating optical components into existing chip designs | MIT News

Technique would allow addition of optical communication components to existing chips with little modification of their designs.

Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office • mit
April 19, 2018 ~7 min

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In Profile: Pablo Jarillo-Herrero | MIT News

Experimental physicist explores the wild frontiers of graphene and other ultrathin materials.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
Feb. 24, 2016 ~7 min

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New chip fabrication approach | MIT News

Depositing different materials within a single chip layer could lead to more efficient computers.

Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office • mit
Jan. 27, 2016 ~6 min

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Self-stacking nanogrids | MIT News

Polymer nanowires that assemble in perpendicular layers could offer route to tinier chip components.

Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office • mit
Jan. 22, 2016 ~6 min

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Physicists control electrons at femtosecond timescales | MIT News

Results may help improve efficiency of solar cells, energy-harvesting devices.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
Jan. 22, 2016 ~6 min

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