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
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.
Jul 27, 2012
Easy-to-make graphene devices are ideal candidates for assorted infrared imaging applications.
Jul 4, 2012
ZnO nanorod arrays supported by a flexible polyethylene terephthalate substrate exhibit improved photoelectrochemical properties.
Jul 4, 2012
Metal oxide enabled silicon electrodes support efficient water solar splitting and hydrogen generation.
Jun 20, 2012
AFM operating in electrostatic force microscope mode reveals evolution of force gradients in gemstone placed on thermally cycled heating stage.
Jun 14, 2012
Array symmetry has little impact compared with other parameters such as periodicity, nanowire diameter and length
May 29, 2012
Dye-sensitized solar cells equipped with TiO2 nanotubes on Ti-mesh outperform foil-based designs in latest study
May 10, 2012
Self-organized growth and wet etching combined to create unique nanostructures for advanced management of photons and carriers