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Building a brain: The atomic switch network

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A look at how nanotechnology benefits solar cells, water treatment, wind turbines and other clean energy applications

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Nanotechnology research highlights: find out what the authors have to say

Lead-salt quantum dot nanocomposites: highest quantum yield yet

Widening absorption spectrum for better sensing and solar energy applications.

Simple route to a widely applicable carbon coating

Direct pyrolysis of coronene leads to the amorphous carbon coating of boron powders.

Colloidal quantum dots: solar applications

Semiconductor nanocrystals for versatile quantum heterojunction solar cells.

Trapping light with nanowire-decorated micro-pyramids

Hybrid anti-reflective surfaces show great potential in solar-cell applications.

Highly ordered titanium dioxide nanotubes for dye-sensitized solar cells

Understanding surface roughness for more efficient devices.

Carbon nanotubes make molybdenum disulfide more active

Incorporating carbon nanotubes into two-dimensional MoS2 for high-performance hydrogen evolution.

Taking the strain for more efficient solar cells

Balancing strain in semiconductors improves photovoltaic properties.

Cu-Pd multipods for cyclohexane oxidation

High-index facets lead to improved catalytic performance.

Decoupling the piezotronic effect from the piezoresistive

Classic four-point measurement provides insights for ultra-sensitive devices.

Graphyne: a two-dimensional material with thermoelectric properties

New member of the graphene family shows potential in energy applications.

Managing power in triboelectric nanogenerators for wireless sensing

Enhancing output current and power with capacitor arrays.

Cuprous oxide networks for efficient solar hydrogen production

A cost-effective and practical solution to energy conversion.

Growing pyrite crystals from molecular ink

A "golden" opportunity for energy applications.

Lithium ion batteries: nanostructured composites improve storage properties

Introducing reduced graphene oxide and carbon nanotubes can stabilize transition metal oxides

Boron nitride can harvest mechanical vibrations at the nanoscale

Piezoelectric properties provide an all-in-one solution to energy harvesting

Going beyond the traditional electromagnetic generator

Combining existing technology with new triboelectric generators has promise for portable electronics

How does size affect the piezoelectric properties of ZnO nanowires?

Surface effects are negligible for nanowire diameters larger than 15 Å

Endotaxial nanostructures and mass fluctuation drive up thermoelectric efficiency

Materials experts modify the thermoelectric properties of low Te-content samples to recover waste heat

Modified deposition structure delivers super-high density Si quantum dot thin film

Gradient Si-rich oxide multilayers produce material with improved photovoltaic properties

Silicon nanowire based large-scale solar cells receive upgrade

Dielectric passivation technology improves device performance