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Dr. Yaghoobi has demonstrated a unique light-induced heating mechanism in a carbon-based nanomaterial. This is much more efficient than heating of traditional materials such as metals. Dr. Yaghoobi has also shown the use of this unique phenomenon for electronic and solar cell applications, which could lead to a new generation of electronic devices.
A randomly-selected Doctoral citation each day: today from the Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical and Computer Engineering (PhD) - graduated in 2012