Tag: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Flexible Electronic Update: Carbon Nanotubes Make for Stronger, Conductive Textiles

Using carbon nanotubes, researchers from the University of Illinois have synthesized textiles that offer high electrical conductivity and resilience. Silicon-based electronics have been around for many decades. Robust and ultra-high-performing, silicon is a main component...
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Gray Tin’s Quantum Computing Applications

By applying a mechanical force to strain its crystal structure, researchers forced Alpha-tin (gray tin) to behave like 3D graphene and exhibit a novel electronic phase, placing it in the recently discovered class of topological Dirac semimetals. Gray...