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Tunable third harmonic generation in graphene paves the way to high-speed optical communications and signal processing

Graphene Flagship researchers have shown for the first time gate tunable third harmonic generation in graphene. This research, led by Graphene Flagship Partner University of Cambridge, in Collaboration with Politecnico di Milano and IIT-Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia in Genova and published in Nature Nanotechnology, could enable on-chip broadband optical switches for data transport in optical systems. […]

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GPS, how we communicate, navigate an increasingly complex world

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Fancy charging up your electric car in 10 minutes?

Imagine being able to charge your electric car in minutes rather than hours, or your smartphone in seconds. That’s the enticing prospect being touted by researchers who reckon they’ve discovered a new material that could boost the performance of a carbon-based supercapacitor – sometimes called an ultracapacitor – a type of energy storage device that […]

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New Venture Tackles Clean Energy’s Biggest Problem

Serial Battery Entrepreneur’s New Venture Tackles Clean Energy’s Biggest Problem MIT’s Yet-Ming Chiang has launched a flow battery startup aimed at making renewable energy competitive with fossil fuels. MIT professor Yet-Ming Chiang has launched his latest storage bet, a flow battery startup designed to make renewable energy directly competitive with fossil fuels (see “24M’s Batteries […]

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Hydrogen Fueling Station Network

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The Plan A2Z Software Promotional Video has been selected as one of the ten finalist by Citrix in the Citrix ready spotlight video contest.  

Everything that we produce we do through the integration of creativity and purpose.  Foremost we at CerCis believe that the tools that people use must exist to serve the people who are working with the tool.  There must be no awkward interface or second guessing by our clients; people don’t want to ponder over assembly instructions, wrestle over […]

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Wind power is now cheaper than nuclear – the energy revolution is happening

In March I went to see Henrik Poulsen, the boss of Dong Energy, in Copenhagen. Never heard of him or his company? You are not alone, but the chances are he is keeping your lights on. The largely unknown story of his company is worth telling because it is genuinely revolutionary. Dong stands for Danish oil […]

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Smart cities present risks, opportunities

Emergent technologies are poised to radically change how we work and live. They will transform our cities and workplaces, shifting jobs and entrepreneurship in new directions, and spur new ways to manage our lives. All of society will be affected, up to and including how we interact with machines themselves. Sophisticated machines and applications that […]

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The Expert

Client expectations, and the real world. Enjoy.

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Lack of internet affordability may worsen Australia’s digital divide, says report

We often think of the internet as a levelling, democratising technology – one that extends access to knowledge, education, cultural resources and markets. But the net also reflects the social and economic divides we find offline. Released this week, the second report of the Australian Digital Inclusion Index (ADII) reports on data covering four years of local […]

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