A look at how nanotechnology benefits solar cells, water treatment, wind turbines and other clean energy applications
Nanotechnology research highlights: find out what the authors have to say
Apr 17, 2014
Introducing reduced graphene oxide and carbon nanotubes can stabilize transition metal oxides.
Apr 4, 2014
Piezoelectric properties provide an all-in-one solution to energy harvesting.
Mar 4, 2014
Combining existing technology with new triboelectric generators has promise for portable electronics
Oct 28, 2013
Surface effects are negligible for nanowire diameters larger than 15 Å
Jul 24, 2013
Materials experts modify the thermoelectric properties of low Te-content samples to recover waste heat
Jul 17, 2013
Gradient Si-rich oxide multilayers produce material with improved photovoltaic properties
Jul 3, 2013
Dielectric passivation technology improves device performance
Jun 19, 2013
Hybrid arrays exhibit more than 200% improvement over bare carbon nanotube electrodes
May 7, 2013
Porous material could store hydrogen or help to clean up wastewater
Jan 25, 2013 1 comment
Using a metallic Ti foil layer instead of FTO conductive glass and replacing part of the TiO2 nanoparticle layer with a TiO2 nanotube layer in the anode benefits bigger devices.
Jan 10, 2013
Custom SIMS set-up characterizes functional multilayer structures grown using ALD.
Dec 12, 2012
Simple glucose treatment could help to expand the electronic or electrochemical applications of metal oxides.
Nov 28, 2012
LiFePO4/C cathode offers excellent Li storage performance and high tap density.
Nov 7, 2012
Stepwise band structure of ZnO/CdS/CdTe photoelectrode helps to improve charge separation and extend electron diffusion length.
Oct 30, 2012
Asymmetric illumination scheme boosts current in prototype devices.
Sep 25, 2012
Scalable and inexpensive technique suits organic thin-film devices.
Sep 19, 2012
Fe3O4 nanobelts synthesized by a one-pot and template-free hydrothermal method using Na2CO3 and FeCl2 as reactants.
Sep 14, 2012
Reduced sheet resistance of chemically doped graphene film improves device performance.
Aug 9, 2012
Use of dilute carboxylic acid solutions improves the photovoltaic response of tetrapod-shaped colloidal nanocrystal solids.
Aug 7, 2012
Nanowire architecture could lead to higher efficiencies by overcoming strain limitations and guiding light via air voids.