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Columbia engineers first to observe avalanches in nanoparticles – EurekAlert

Columbia Engineering researchers report the first nanomaterial that demonstrates ”photon avalanching,” a process that is unrivaled in its combination of extreme…

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IMAGE: An illustration of the chain-reaction process that underlies the photon avalanching mechanism Columbia Engineering researchers have realized in their nanoparticles. In this process, the absorption of a single low-energy photon…
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Credit: Miko?aj ?ukaszewicz/ Polish Academy of Sciences
New York, NY–January 13, 2021–Researchers at Columbia Engineering report today that they have developed the first nanomaterial that demonstrates “photon avalanching,” a process that is unrivaled…

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