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New liquid light switch could boost power of smaller electronic devices

By Stephanie Liverani / August 12, 2016

Scientists at the University of Cambridge in England are taking an in-depth look at the way in which information is processed and transmitted in electronic devices. They’ve developed a miniature electro-optical switch that they say can boost the power and efficiency of small electronics.

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Perovskite materials lead to better LEDs, possibly advance flat-panel displays

By April Gocha / August 12, 2014

Researchers from the University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat in Munich have figured out a way to use organometal halide pervoskites to make high-brightness LEDs.

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More than meets the eye: An antireflective coating modeled after moth eyes

By Jessica McMathis / March 12, 2014

A self-cleaning, anti-reflective coating that mimics the structure of moth eyes could find application in windows that clean themselves and solar panels that are more efficient.

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