Scientists at Nanyang Technological University in Sigkpouri constructed a new camera sensor from graphene which is 1000 times more sensitive to light while making use 10 times less energy than today’s sensors.
In simpler words, the new technology that produces much sharper images in low light conditions eliminating the need for flash. Its success is based on the cellular structure of the graphene, which has the ability to keep the light generated by the electron particles for a longer time.
According to the researchers, the sensor can find a wide range of applications from mobile phones and cameras to infrared cameras, traffic cameras and cameras satellites. Another important feature is its low cost (estimated cost 1/5 of the current sensors) which means that the manufacturers will have future margin to drop their prices.
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