A look at how nanotechnology benefits solar cells, water treatment, wind turbines and other clean energy applications
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Aug 20, 2012
Power-conversion efficiencies reach an all-time high of 7% for these materials.
Aug 16, 2012
UCLA researchers combine nanopillars with light-absorbing polymers.
Jul 16, 2012
Simple solution-based processing technique could help make better devices.
Jul 9, 2012
Structures may allow for high quantum efficiencies even in poor photovoltaic materials.
Jul 6, 2012
Devices could be just as efficient while being 10 times less thick.
Jun 18, 2012
Low-doped graded oxides reduce optical losses inside solar cells
Jun 12, 2012
Chemical doping boosts power
May 18, 2012
Ultralight structure has higher energy and power densities than many conventional cathode materials
Apr 5, 2012
Combing different nanocrystals and capping ligands could increase photovoltaic efficiency
Mar 22, 2012
Materials could be used in fuel cells and batteries, as well as catalysts
Mar 19, 2012
Devices might be ideal energy-storage systems for next-generation flexible and portable electronics
Mar 16, 2012
Solar water splitting applications could benefit
Dec 22, 2011
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Nov 10, 2011
Electronic properties of novel polytypes could benefit applications like solar cells
Sep 5, 2011
Metallic nanostructures boost light absorption
Jun 17, 2011
Technique is cost-effective and could help make more sophisticated devices
Sep 23, 2010
First high-frequency AC capacitor containing graphene electrodes
Jul 20, 2010
Tiny generator could be used in medical implants
Jul 1, 2010
Nanostructures with a small tip and large base could be useful for photovoltaic and photodetector applications