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Color-tunable gallium nitride LEDs may light the future

By April Gocha / May 24, 2019

By controlling the emission states of europium ions in doped gallium nitride, scientists found they can emit various colors of light from a single LED.

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Video: Say goodbye to brick-size wall chargers—and say hello to gallium nitride

By Lisa McDonald / March 6, 2019

Gallium nitride wall chargers are lighter, thinner, and, in most cases, cheaper than comparable silicon-based chargers. Verge Science takes a look at the potential this semiconductor holds to revolutionize the electronics industry.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / January 3, 2018

Atomically thin perovskites boost for future electronics, microscopic glass structures could help improve solar panel performance, and other materials stories that may be of interest for January 3, 2018.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / November 29, 2017

Ultrathin and flat graphene metalenses gain more properties, new batteries with better performance and improved safety, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 29, 2017.

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Video: Green on the go—Mobile solar panel brings plug-and-play power from the sun anywhere

By April Gocha / August 23, 2017

When it comes to harnessing solar energy on the go, a company called SolPad has introduced a nifty new product that could allow you to take the power of the sun anywhere—SolPad Mobile is an all-in-one solar solution that incorporates gallium nitride solar cells and solid-state battery storage into one sleek, portable, clean energy-providing package.

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Controlled spalling fabricates thin films of gallium nitride and could drastically change semiconductor industry

By April Gocha / July 18, 2017

IBM scientists report that they have developed a simple technique to peel extremely thin layers of gallium nitride from a bulk wafer of the material—a breakthrough in manufacturing techniques for this expensive material.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / May 24, 2017

First significant examples of optical crystallography for nanomaterials, lithium oxide on tokamak walls can improve plasma performance, and other materials stories that may be of interest for May 24, 2017.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / March 29, 2017

Nanotube film may resolve longevity problem of challenger solar cells, Non-toxic thermoelectric material generates electricity through hot and cold, and other materials stories that may be of interest for March 29, 2017.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / February 22, 2017

‘Scotch tape’ and laser beams craft new material that could improve LED screens, stem cell technique shows promise for bone repair, and other materials stories that may be of interest for February 22, 2017.

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Gallium nitride has wear resistance that approaches that of diamond

By April Gocha / November 15, 2016

Researchers at Lehigh University report that in addition to gallium nitride’s checklist of other useful properties, the material has a wear rate that approaches that of diamonds—which could open the material’s foray into even more diverse applications.

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