twisted bilayer graphene

Berkeley engineers give graphene a new twist to boost optoelectronics

10/20/20 — By stacking sheets of graphene on top of each other and twisting them, researchers have converted a common linear material into one with nonlinear optical capabilities crucial to everyday technology — from spectroscopy and material analysis to communications and computing.
Network of power lines at sunset

Why the U.S. leads in power outages

08/19/20 Popular Science — Our grid is outdated, run down and vulnerable to climate change, says Berkeley electrical engineer Alexandra von Meier; microgrids are one potential solution