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Michigan Hybrid Racing

Listen to Michigan Hybrid Racing team members talk about their work and upcoming competition.| Short Read
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For the first time, University of Michigan students will enter the Formula SAE Hybrid competition, held May 2012, with their team, Michigan Hybrid Racing. In this video, listen to EECS students Sam Haberl (UG student in EE and CE and this year’s team captain) and Nick Dahlin (UG student in EE and the team’s electrical team lead). Kara Stoltze, UG in IOE and the co-captain also talks about the team. The team is advised by Prof. Heath Hofmann.

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The electrons absorb laser light and set up “momentum combs” (the hills) spanning the energy valleys within the material (the red line). When the electrons have an energy allowed by the quantum mechanical structure of the material—and also touch the edge of the valley—they emit light. This is why some teeth of the combs are bright and some are dark. By measuring the emitted light and precisely locating its source, the research mapped out the energy valleys in a 2D crystal of tungsten diselenide. Credit: Markus Borsch, Quantum Science Theory Lab, University of Michigan.

Mapping quantum structures with light to unlock their capabilities

Rather than installing new “2D” semiconductors in devices to see what they can do, this new method puts them through their paces with lasers and light detectors. | Medium Read