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 - 7 Dec 2012
Princeton researchers have found a simple and economic way to nearly triple the efficiency of organic solar cells, the cheap and flexible plastic devices that many scientists believe could be the...
News - 29 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 - 11 Oct 2012
Writing in Nature, Nobel Prize-winner Professor Kostya Novoselov and an international team of authors has produced a 'Graphene Roadmap' which for the first time sets out what the world's...
News - 10 Feb 2011
A new combination of nanoparticles and graphene results in a more durable catalytic material for fuel cells, according to work published today online at the Journal of the American Chemical...
News - 7 Feb 2011
Engineers at the University of California, Berkeley, have found a way to grow nanolasers directly onto a silicon surface, an achievement that could lead to a new class of faster, more efficient...
News - 21 Sep 2010
Walmart announced today it will expand its renewable energy efforts through lighter, lower cost thin film solar technology.
The company plans to add solar generating systems to another 20 to 30...
News - 26 Jul 2010
A flexible, printable material 4-or-fewer-atoms-thick may be a high road to economical and convenient electrical power from the sun
A University of Southern California team has produced flexible...
News - 8 Jun 2010
Researchers at Purdue University have developed a potential new tool for medical diagnostics, testing food and water for contamination, and crime-scene forensics.
The technique uses a combination...
News - 26 Nov 2009
Würzburg physicists are global leaders in the creation of sophisticated nanostructures. The fruits of their research could make tap-proof data transmission a possibility in the future.