News - 13 Aug 2008
Romania's National Institute of Materials Physics (NIMP) has ordered an advanced sputtering tool from Surrey NanoSystems, to support fundamental research into oxide materials including...
News - 9 Jan 2008
In the race to make solar cells cheaper and more efficient, many researchers and start-up companies are betting on new designs that exploit nanostructures--materials engineered on the scale of a...
News - 16 Apr 2009
Among their many other interesting properties, carbon nanotubes have been found to act as catalysts for some important chemical reactions, including some that could be used to make cleaner fuels. But...
Article - 9 Jan 2020
Recently, governments and local government bodies around the world responded to the warnings of the scientific community and pressure from their (especially younger) populations to declare a state of...
News - 31 Mar 2011
A study describing the synthesis of zinc stannate (ZTO) nanostructures through hydrothermia has been published in the March 2011 issue of the journal Science and Technology of Advanced Materials....
Article - 11 Jun 2013
Researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have developed a testing platform for solar-driven electrochemical systems using microfluidics, which allows small-scale screening of anode and...
Article - 1 Oct 2009
Heterogeneous photocatalysis involves the use of a semi-conducting material which can be excited by the absorption of light.
Article - 15 Mar 2010
Dye-sensitized solar cells have received considerable attention as a cost-effective alternative to conventional solar cells.
Article - 29 May 2013
Australia is a continent situated between the South Pacific Ocean and the Indian Ocean. The country spans 7,741,220 km2 and had a population of 22,015,576 as of July 2012.
News - 11 Jun 2013
With the daily mean concentrations of atmospheric carbon dioxide having reached 400 parts-per-million for the first time in human history, the need for carbon-neutral alternatives to fossil fuel...