This article looks at how nanotechnology is being used to reduce energy consumption in fields such as vehicle efficiency, vehicle power, nanocatalysts, lightbulbs, screens, monitors, insulation,...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1909 | 29 May 2007
One of the most pressing environmental issues facing modern society is that of global warming and the reduction of greenhouse gases in the environment. Nanotechnology can be applied to a number of...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1913 | 31 May 2007
With rising energy prices and greater concern over global warming, compact
fluorescent lamps (CFLs) are having a successful run. Sales of the curlicue,
energy-sipping bulbs, which previously...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=6698 | 28 Jun 2008
Decking your home with holiday lights soon won’t include the hassle of burnt-out bulbs or broken strands.
Scientists at Wake Forest University have made a new kind of light from moldable plastic,...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=26120 | 6 Dec 2012
Researchers at Purdue University
have overcome a major obstacle in reducing the cost of "solid state lighting,"
a technology that could cut electricity consumption by 10 percent if widely...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=6870 | 18 Jul 2008
Say goodbye to that annoying buzz created by overhead fluorescent light bulbs in your office. Scientists at Wake Forest University have developed a flicker-free, shatterproof alternative for...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=26087 | 3 Dec 2012
A new EU-funded project is set to put Europe at the forefront of new developments
in the application of nano-materials in the organic electronics and photonics
sectors. The ONE-P ('Organic...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=10248 | 5 Mar 2009
The latest bright idea in energy-efficient lighting for homes and offices
uses big science in nano-small packages to dim the future Edison's light bulb.
In the August issue of Nature...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=6838 | 16 Jul 2008
By Cameron Chai
Physicists at the University of Pennsylvania have demonstrated that the combined "on" time of a collection of semiconductor nanorods has increased significantly, thus providing...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=22798 | 27 Jun 2011
Industry leaders, academic experts and government officials convened in Sacramento for the fifth nanotechnology symposium sponsored by the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)....