November 19, 2013

UV-sensors from the oven

Scientists at Kiel University revolutionize the nanostructure production process

Placed in fire detectors and water treatment units UV-sensors can save lives; also in many areas of industry and environment the demand for these devices is rising steadily. Scientists of Kiel University have been able to ”bake” nanostructures within seconds, in order to fabricate very fast UV-sensors. This new technique totally diminishes the need to use sophisticated equipments and toxic chemicals. It will therefore be highly interesting for companies. The scientists have published their results today (November 19) in Advanced Materials, a very renowned scientific magazine.