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Graphene Enhances Efficiency of Heat Spreaders by 25 Percent

A scientist discovered a way to cool semiconductors much more efficiently than a traditional copper-based heat-spreader can.
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Engineering materials for super-efficient nanoelectronics: Potential way to make graphene superconducting

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (4 months ago)

Scientists have discovered a potential way to make graphene -- a single layer of carbon atoms with great promise for future electronics -- superconducting, a state in which it would carry electricity with 100 percent efficiency. Read Post

Graphene provides efficient electronics cooling

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (last year)

A layer of graphene can reduce the working temperature in hotspots inside a processor by up to 25 percent – which can significantly extend the working life of computers and other electronics. Scientists have now shown that graphene ... Read Post

Solar energy gets a boost: 'Singlet fission' can increase solar cell efficiency by as much as 30 percent

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 days ago)

Scientists have reviewed chemists' work on "singlet fission," a process in which a single photon generates a pair of excited states. This conversion process has the potential to boost solar cell efficiency by as much as 30 percent. Read Post


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