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Surface acoustic waves in graphene: straintronics with nanoquakes

Researchers from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, in collaboration with the Paul Drude Institute in Berlin and the State University of Campinas, have modulated the properties of graphene locally and dynamically by means of a surface acoustic wave, a kind of earthquake on a chip.


Is food from urban gardens safe?

Researchers from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) are developing a tool to estimate the health effects of urban agriculture.

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Researchers at UPM participate in the design of a new device that improves the conversion of heat into electricity

The device has been proposed together with scientists from the Center for Energy and Thermal Sciences of Lyon and seeks to improve conversion efficiency through the simultaneous emission of photons and electrons through a nanoscale vacuum gap.

Contaminación móvil

Using mobile phone data to estimate air pollution exposure

Researchers from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid are involved in the development of an innovative methodology to assess the population exposure to atmospheric pollution.