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Effect on Low Frequency Noise in Short Channel Single Layer Graphene Field Effect Transistors

Congratulations to N. Mavredakis, W. Wei, E. Pallecchi, D. Vignaud, H. Happy, R.G. Cortadella, A.B. Calia, J.A. Garrido, & D. Jiménez on their publication entitled “Effect on Low Frequency Noise in Short Channel Single Layer Graphene Field Effect Transistors” that was recently published in Applied Electronic Materials! Abstract Graphene devices for analog and radio frequency

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Impact of contact overlap on transconductance and noise in organic electrochemical transistors

Congratulations to A.G. Polyravas, V.F. Curto, N. Schaefer, A. Bonaccini Calia, A. Guimera-Brunet, J.A. Garrido, & G.G. Malliaras on their publication entitled “Impact of contact overlap on transconductance and noise in organic electrochemical transistors” that was recently published in Flexible and Printed Electronics! Abstract Organic electrochemical transistors (OECTs) from poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) doped with polystyrene sulfonate (PEDOT:PSS)

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Data as a Cross-Cutting Dimension of Ethical Importance in Direct-to-Consumer Neurotechnologies

Congratulations to S. Rainey, C. Bublitz, H. Maslen, & H. Thornton on their publication entitled “Data as a Cross-Cutting Dimension of Ethical Importance in Direct-to-Consumer Neurotechnologies” that was recently published in AJOB Neuroscience! Click here to read the full article


When Bio Meets Technology: Biohybrid Neural Interfaces

Congratulations to A.E. Rochford, A. Carnicer-Lombarte, V.F. Curto, G.G. Malliaras, & D.G. Barone on their publication entitled “When Bio Meets Technology: Biohybrid Neural Interfaces” that was recently published in Advanced Materials! Abstract The development of electronics capable of interfacing with the nervous system is a rapidly advancing field with applications in basic science and clinical

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The ICN2 joins the Sabadell annual local festival

The Sabadell City Hall organises every year a research and technology area during the city’s annual local festival. It is crowded with organisations sharing innovative projects. The ICN2 was sharing in one of the booths some general concepts about the nanoscale and some highlighted research lines, such as lab-on-a-chip technologies, brain-computer interfaces and superhydrophobic materials.

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Neuroprosthetic Speech: The Ethical Significance of Accuracy, Control and Pragmatics

Congratulations to S. Rainey, H. Maslen, P. Mégevand, LH. Arnal, E. Fourneret, & B. Yvert on their publication entitled “Neuroprosthetic Speech: The Ethical Significance of Accuracy, Control and Pragmatics” that was recently published in Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics! Abstract Neuroprosthetic speech devices are an emerging technology that can offer the possibility of communication to

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An Attention-Based Spiking Neural Network for Unsupervised Spike-Sorting

Congratulations to M. Bernert & B. Yvert on their publication entitled “An Attention-Based Spiking Neural Network for Unsupervised Spike-Sorting” that was recently published in International Journal of Neural Systems! Abstract Bio-inspired computing using artificial spiking neural networks promises performances outperforming currently available computational approaches. Yet, the number of applications of such networks remains limited due

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Graphene-based implant overcomes technical limitation to record brain activity at extremely low frequencies

Researchers in Barcelona have developed a graphene-based brain implant able to record electrical activity in the cortex at extremely low frequencies and over large brain areas, unlocking the wealth of information found below 0.1 Hz. The prototype was developed at the Barcelona Microelectronics Institute (IMB-CNM, CSIC) and the Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2),

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High-resolution mapping of infraslow cortical brain activity enabled by graphene microtransistors

Congratulations to E. Masvidal-Codina, X. Illa, M. Dasilva, A. Bonaccini Calia, T. Dragojević, E.E: Vidal-Rosas, E. Prats-Alfonso, J. Martínez-Aguilar, J.M. De la Cruz, R. Garcia-Cortadella R, P. Godignon, G. Rius, A. Camassa, E. Del Corro, J. Bousquet, C. Hébert, T. Durduran, R. Villa, M.V. Sanchez-Vives, J.A. Garrido, & A. Guimerà-Brunet on their publication entitled “High-resolution

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‘A Steadying Hand’: Ascribing Speech Acts to Users of Predictive Speech Assistive Technologies

Congratulations to S. Rainey on his publication entitled ” ‘A Steadying Hand’: Ascribing Speech Acts to Users of Predictive Speech Assistive Technologies” that was recently published in Journal of Law and Medicine! Abstract Neuroprosthetic speech technologies are in development for patients suffering profound paralysis, such as can result from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). These patients

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