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The Optical Society

Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Photodetector

Caption: This schematic shows the design of single-walled carbon nanotube photodetector, which provides a more efficient method of collecting infrared radiation without relying on cryogenics for cooling.

Credit: Image courtesy Sheng Wang, Peking University.

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