Researchers Create Optical Switch With Graphene Semiconductor, Could Boost Internet Speeds

Posted by Dasha Bushmakin on Jul 28, 2013

“We’ve seen an ultrafast optical response rate, using ‘few-layer graphene’ has exciting applications for the development of high speed optoelectronic components based on graphene. This fast response is in the infrared part of the electromagnetic spectrum, where many applications in telecommunications, security and also medicine are currently developing and affecting our society.”

Dr. Enrico Da Como, Lead researcher

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