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802. 

Which institute has fabricated an economical and energy-efficient wafer-scale photodetector using gold-silicon interface?

[A]. SreeChitraTirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology
[B]. Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
[C]. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
[D]. Defence Research and Development Organisation

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Scientists from Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) have fabricated an economical and energy-efficient wafer-scale photodetector using gold-silicon interface. The thin slice-based device can be used for security applications. The photodetector will detect weak scattered light as an indication of unwanted activity.

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