MoS2 increased performance

A research team, headed by James Hone from the University of Columbia in the US, has shown that the performance of molybdenum disulphide (MoS2), a two-dimensional material, can be improved by encapsulating it in boron nitride.

  • Boron nitride increases performance of MoS2

    A research team, headed by James Hone from the University of Columbia in the US, has shown that the performance of molybdenum disulphide (MoS2), a two-dimensional material, can be improved by encapsulating it in boron nitride.

    In 2013, Hone's team ...
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  • Light, flexible, 3D advertising project uses large area electronics technology

    Launched at the beginning of the year, the European OptIntegral project uses a manufacturing process based on in-mould hybrid integration of thin, organic and large area electronics and photonics components.

    This enables manufacturing of LED ...
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  • 'Comb' created to detect terahertz waves

    Terahertz waves are beginning to be used in everyday applications within the security sector, for security screening, and the medical field to replace the more harmful X-ray.

    Now, chemists at Caltech have created a frequency comb that precisely ...
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  • Freescale continues to grow revenues

    Freescale, soon to be part of NXP as a consequence of the deal announced in March 2015, continues its slow recovery from its previously troubled financial position.

    In its latest statement, the company says it grew Q1 sales to $1.17billion, a 6% ...
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