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March 23rd, 2014

Graphene Contact Lenses Let You See in the Dark

Abstract:
Thanks to graphene contact lenses, we all might be able to experience soon the super hero ability of having night vision. According to Zhaohui Zhong, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Michigan, contact lenses one day in the near future will be able to register the entire infrared spectrum as well as visible and ultraviolet light.

There have been previous attempts to use graphene on contact lenses for this purpose, but they were unsuccessful, because of graphene's insensitivity to certain parts of the light spectrum.

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