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Graphene Photosensor

Caption: UMd physicists have created a sensitive detector of infrared light that promises better weapons detection and new instruments for studying dark energy & the structure of the universe. Illustration represents electrons in bilayer graphene being heated by a beam of light.

Credit: Illustration by Loretta Kuo and Michelle Groce, University of Maryland

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