optoelectronic synaptic functions (IMAGE) Nagoya University Caption Schematic images of optoelectronic synaptic functions of vertically aligned graphene/diamond junctions. Researchers at Nagoya University, Japan, have taken high-performance computing to the next level with their design of vertically aligned graphene-diamond junctions that mimic the human brain, boosting the information processing speed compared to other modern computers. Credit Elsevier/Kenji Ueda from Nagoya University Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.