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Unique Properties of Graphene Lead to a New Paradigm for Low-power Telecommunications
July 15, 2012
Columbia University engineers have demonstrated remarkable optical nonlinear behavior of graphene that may lead to broad applications in optical interconnects and low-power, photonic integrated circuits. The researchers used graphene to transform the originally passive device into an active one that generated microwave photonic signals and performed parametric wavelength conversion at telecommunication wavelengths.
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