News - 16 Aug 2013
Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have designed a new material to make smart windows even smarter. The material is a thin...
News - 1 Jul 2013
Until now, designers of buildings have no choice but to use black or bluish-gray colored solar panels. With the help of thin-film technologies, researchers have now been able to turn solar cells into...
News - 30 May 2013
A new version of solar cells created by laboratories at Rice and Pennsylvania State universities could open the door to research on a new class of solar energy devices.
The photovoltaic devices...
News - 8 May 2013
Variously called Printed, Flexible or Organic Electronics, it is one of the fastest growing technologies in the world. It is of vital interest to industries as diverse as consumer goods, healthcare,...
News - 19 Jan 2013
In the latest issue of Science, researchers from Lund University in Sweden have shown how nanowires could pave the way for more efficient and cheaper solar cells.
“Our findings are the...
News - 17 Dec 2012
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "The Global Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials Industry: Stage of Development, Global Activity and Market Opportunities" report to their...
News - 30 Oct 2012
A Rice University team has hit upon a method to produce nearly transparent films of electrically conductive carbon nanotubes, a goal sought by researchers around the world.
The lab of Rice...
News - 12 Jan 2011
Although the hype surrounding printed, organic, and flexible electronics has soured some on the field, a few technology developers still provide meaningful business potential for today’s...
News - 18 Nov 2010
CEA-Leti, coordinator of the European HELIOS project to accelerate commercialization of silicon photonics, said today project partners demonstrated a laser and a 10Gb/s silicon modulator using a...
News - 14 Sep 2010
Developing renewable energy sources has never been more important, and solar photovoltaic (PV) technologies show great potential in this field.
They convert direct sunlight into electricity with...