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April 23, 2012 by

CERN's science to become British products

Large Hadron Collider steward CERN is joining forces with the UK's Science and Technology Facilities Council to help small businesses turn high-energy physics technology into commercial products.The Large Hadron Collider is one of the high-energy physics facilities run by CERN.

June 15, 2011 by

The future of graphene

Graphene hints at a world of electronics beyond silicon, unshackled from Moore's Law. What can we expect from this wonder material over the next 10 years?

May 4, 2011 by

Tech schemes vie for massive EU funding

The finalists in the FET Flagship scheme represent emerging technologies ranging from a Living Earth Platform to friendly robots, and the final two will get up to a billion euros each for a 10-year research run

May 11, 2011 by

Graphene-based modulator promises ultra-fast comms

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have created a graphene-based optical modulator that they think could lead to digital communications up to 10 times faster than is possible with currently-deployed technology.Graphene is a one-atom thick layer of crystallised carbon that many hope will overcome the limitations of silicon and lead to viable quantum computing.

January 3, 2008 by

Carbon copy the future of physics

More exciting news from the increasingly carboniferous world of solid state physics. A paper from two researchers, Yakov Kopelevich in San Paulo and Pablo Esquinaz in Leipzig, reports that good old fashioned graphite has a whole bunch of exciting electronic properties and that this, rather than the currently fashionable single-atomic-sheet graphene, may well prove to be the most worthwhile substance to investigate for spintronics and other new ideas.


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