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

Tags: graphene solar research renewable-energy school-of-engineering electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs research-laboratory-of-electronics civil-and-environmental-engineering nanoscience-and-nanotechnology optoelectronics

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

Tags: electronics manufacturing research wireless computer-science-and-technology materials-science-and-engineering dmse singapore-mit-alliance-for-research-and-technology-smart optoelectronics

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

Tags:  electronics  photonics  research  school-of-engineering  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  computer-science-and-technology  optoelectronics  computer-chips

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

Tags:  physics  graphene  electronics  spain  profile  research  school-of-science  faculty  nanoscience-and-nanotechnology  materials-science-and-engineering  2-d  optoelectronics

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

Tags:  physics  graphene  materials-science  research  school-of-engineering  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  research-laboratory-of-electronics  nanoscience-and-nanotechnology  2-d  optoelectronics  microsystems-technology-laboratories

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

Tags:  manufacturing  materials-science  research  school-of-engineering  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  research-laboratory-of-electronics  national-science-foundation-nsf  nanoscience-and-nanotechnology  materials-science-and-engineering  dmse  microchips  optoelectronics

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

Tags:  physics  graphene  energy  solar  materials-science  research  school-of-science  nanoscience-and-nanotechnology  optoelectronics

Local boy makes good | MIT News

Michael Watts took two decades to make the 20-mile trip from suburban Hingham to tenure at MIT.

Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office • mit
Jan. 19, 2016 ~9 min

Tags:  photonics  profile  research  school-of-engineering  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  faculty  research-laboratory-of-electronics  nanoscience-and-nanotechnology  optoelectronics

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