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Auto Lubricant Could Rev Up Medical Imaging, University of California, Berkeley (CAL) Study


8/5/2013 7:08:59 AM

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Engineers at the University of California, Berkeley, have built a device that could speed up medical imaging without breaking the bank. The key ingredient? An engine lubricant called molybdenum disulfide, or MoS2, which has been sold in auto parts shops for decades. Many photodetectors in large-area imaging devices use amorphous silicon because it absorbs light well and is relatively inexpensive to process.

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