News - 26 Sep 2013
A research team of Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), South Korea, developed a "wormlike" hematite photoanode that can convert sunlight and water to clean hydrogen...
News - 30 Oct 2012
Hydrogen production by solar water splitting in photoelectrochemical cells (PEC) has long been considered the holy grail of sustainable energy research. Iron oxide is a promising electrode material....
News - 10 Feb 2011
Coating a lattice of tiny wires called Nanonets with iron oxide – known more commonly as rust – creates an economical and efficient platform for the process of water splitting, an emerging...
News - 21 Dec 2011
Scientists have been trying to achieve artificial photosynthesis for the generation of solar hydrogen. The process of photosynthesis uses water and carbon dioxide to convert solar energy into storable...
News - 7 Mar 2008
If the Flintstones had electricity, their wires might have been made of rock. New results in Science Express show that a chunk of hematite can conduct electrons under certain chemical conditions. In...
News - 16 Mar 2009
Researchers are studying some common soil bacteria that "inhale" toxic metals and "exhale" them in a non-toxic form.
The bacteria might one day be used to clean up toxic...
News - 26 Dec 2014
Daniel Kaplan and Peter Jaffe’s earlier research on uranium contaminated wetlands used EMSL’s helium ion microscopy in the Quiet Wing to image biogenic nano-iron oxides oriented along a...
Article - 22 Aug 2007
A second generation of solar technology with either much greater conversion efficiency or lower materials cost is ready to come to the market. This technology, which includes thin films, organics,...
News - 6 Jul 2009
The red and blue images appear ghostly, like a fleeting glimpse of something that’s never been seen before - which is true. Using computer simulations, Berkeley Lab scientists have developed the...
Article - 5 Jun 2018
Iron is obtained from the primary ores hematite, magnetite, siderite and chamosite, among which the most abundant are hematite and magnetite.