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
Nov 3, 2014
Balancing strain in semiconductors improves photovoltaic properties.
Oct 9, 2014
High-index facets lead to improved catalytic performance.
Aug 7, 2014
Classic four-point measurement provides insights for ultra-sensitive devices.
May 23, 2014
New member of the graphene family shows potential in energy applications.
May 16, 2014
Enhancing output current and power with capacitor arrays.
May 2, 2014
A cost-effective and practical solution to energy conversion.
May 1, 2014
A "golden" opportunity for energy applications.
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.