Topic: Computers

Researchers Build World's Thinnest Light Bulb from Graphene

June 15, 2015
Graphene-based light source

Researchers have demonstrated—for the first time—a visible light source using graphene, an atomically thin form of carbon. This new type of light source could form the basis of faster communications devices and computer displays that are thin, flexible and transparent.

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Online Education Must Get Better

Aug. 27, 2014
Online Education Must Get Better

As students start heading back to campus, there has been a lot of hype about a coming change in higher education, such as Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, and the problems of rising tuition.

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Graphene, the Promising "Wonder" Material for Nanoelectronics, Now Passes Heat Transfer Test

April 9, 2010

The wish list for qualities of the perfect electronic material is relatively short, among them: high electron mobility, high mechanical strength and high thermal conductivity. In the quest for smaller, faster, cheaper computers, mobile phones and other personal digital devices these traits are key.

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