News - 10 Sep 2013
Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania have demonstrated a new mechanism for extracting energy from light, a finding that could improve technologies for generating electricity from solar...
Article - 21 Jan 2004
A team of Northwestern University chemists report they have discovered ways to construct nanoscale building blocks that assemble into flat or curved structures with a high level of predictability,...
News - 1 Dec 2008
Imagine a self-powering cell phone that never needs to be charged because
it converts sound waves produced by the user into the energy it needs to keep
running. It's not as far-fetched as it...
Article - 21 Apr 2005
This article considers the different ways that physics operates at nanoscale level, and also looks at the self-assembly process. The article concludes by looking at the tools and devices used in cell...
News - 21 Aug 2008
Scientists work to convert sunlight to cheaper electricity at South
Dakota State University. Research scientists are working with new materials
that can make devices used for converting...
News - 11 Oct 2010
Dr. Long Que, assistant professor of electrical engineering at Louisiana Tech University, has reported success in designing and fabricating a device that allows microscale electronic devices to...
News - 20 Apr 2013
Smart electronics are taking the world by storm. From techno-textiles to transparent electronic displays, the world of intelligent technology is growing fast and a revolutionary new device has just...
News - 27 Feb 2014
Associated with unhappy visits to the dentist, "cavity" means something else in the branch of physics known as optics.
Put simply, an optical cavity is an arrangement of mirrors...
Article - 3 Dec 2015
The field of printed electronics continues to advance at an impressive rate with new applications such as printed organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs), organic photovoltaic cells (OPVs), printed...
News - 6 Jan 2014
Researchers from North Carolina State University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have found an easy way to modify the molecular structure of a polymer commonly used in solar cells. Their...