Article - 5 Dec 2003
University of California, Berkeley, chemists have found a way to make cheap plastic solar cells flexible enough to paint onto any surface and potentially able to provide electricity for wearable...
News - 10 Apr 2013
Sol Voltaics today unveiled SolInk™, an economical nanomaterial that promises to increase the efficiency of crystalline silicon or thin film solar modules by up to 25 percent or more, leading to...
News - 29 May 2009
Spire Corporation (Nasdaq: SPIR), a global solar company providing turnkey solar factories and capital equipment to manufacture photovoltaic modules worldwide, today announced that its Chairman and...
News - 29 Dec 2015
In the nanoworld, tiny particles of gold can operate like snow blowers, churning through surface layers of an important class of semiconductors to dig unerringly straight paths. The surprising...
News - 30 Mar 2015
In a broad new assessment of the status and prospects of solar photovoltaic technology, MIT researchers say that it is “one of the few renewable, low-carbon resources with both the scalability...
News - 18 Jul 2014
One of the major road blocks to the design and development of new, more efficient solar cells may have been cleared.
Researchers with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)...
Article - 15 Nov 2019
Chemical Vapor Deposition is a technique in nanofabrication known for being able to take a vaporized reactant and deposit it to form a thin film.
News - 10 Sep 2015
Many semiconductor devices in modern technology – from integrated circuits to solar cells and LEDs – are based on nanostructures. Producing arrays of regular nanostructures usually...
News - 21 Feb 2014
A new laser developed by a research group at Caltech holds the potential to increase by orders of magnitude the rate of data transmission in the optical-fiber network—the backbone of the...
News - 27 May 2013
Growing thin films out of nanoparticles in ordered, crystalline sheets, to make anything from microelectronic components to solar cells, would be a boon for materials researchers, but the physics is...