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Graphene Sensor Allows For Clear Photos In Low Light Scenarios
2013-05-31 04:44:12

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new camera sensor invented by a team at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) will reportedly allow for even clearer low-light images. The new graphene-based sensor is believed to be the first capable of detecting broad spectrum light, from the visible to mid-infrared, with high photoresponse or sensitivity. In other words, this sensor will open up opportunities to take better photos in dim conditions for all sorts of applications,...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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