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New kind of 'tandem' solar cell developed: Researchers combine 2 types of photovoltaic material to make a cell that harnesses more sunlight
Researchers at MIT and Stanford University have developed a new kind of solar cell that combines two different layers of sunlight-absorbing material in order to harvest a broader range of the sun's en...
Bar-Ilan U. researchers identify 'tipping point' between quantum and classical worlds: Study sheds new light on 'spooky' quantum optics
If we are ever to fully harness the power of light for use in optical devices, it is necessary to understand photons - the fundamental unit of light. Achieving such understanding, however, is easier s...
As nanotechnology makes possible a world of machines too tiny to see, researchers are finding ways to combine living organisms with nonliving machinery to solve a variety of problems.
University of Washington scientists have built a new nanometer-sized laser -- using the thinnest semiconductor available today -- that is energy efficient, easy to build and compatible with existing e...
Physicists inspired by the radical shape of a Canberra building have created a new type of material which enables scientists to put a perfect bend in light.
Researchers from an Iranian university modeled and analyzed non-linear dynamic behavior and instability of nanostructures in the presence of external driving factors.
NNI Publishes Workshop Report Assessing the Status of EHS Risk Science: Report examines progress three years after the release of the 2011 NNI EHS Research Strategy
The National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) today published the report from the workshop, "Stakeholder Perspectives on Perception, Assessment, and Management of the Potential Risks of Nanotechnology"...
EEE Photonics Societys Fourth Annual Optical Interconnects Conference Seeks to Bring Together the Latest Advanced Optical Interconnect Technologies, Systems & Architectures for the Next Generation of Supercomputers & Datacenters
The IEEE Photonics Society will hold the fourth annual Optical Interconnects Conference on 20 - 22 April 2015 at the Wyndham San Diego Bayside Hotel in San Diego, CA. Established more than 25 years ag...
Upcycling of Packing-Peanuts into Carbon Microsheet Anodes for Lithium-Ion Batteries Vinodkumar Etacheri, Chulgi Nathan Hong, and Vilas G. Pol * School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University ...
Halas, Nordlander awarded Optical Society's R.W. Wood Prize: Rice University researchers recognized for pioneering nanophotonics
The Optical Society has awarded Rice University researchers Naomi Halas and Peter Nordlander the prestigious 2015 R.W. Wood Prize for their groundbreaking work in nanophotonics.
Diagnosis and drug delivery for diseases like cancer, cardiovascular and genetic ailments has always been a concern. In recent years, however, new strides and developments in the nano-medicine market...
Hiden Instruments recognised in second edition of London Stock Exchange's 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain report 2015 Identifies fastest-growing and most dynamic small and m...
Green tea's popularity has grown quickly in recent years. Its fans can drink it, enjoy its flavor in their ice cream and slather it on their skin with lotions infused with it. Now, the tea could have...
Grand View Research.com has announced the addition of "Global Nanocomposites Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020" Market Research report to their Database.
Iranian researchers from Amirkabir University of Technology in association with Spanish researchers presented a new process to obtain highly strong ultrafine grained and nanostructured materials.
The team demonstrated a quantum on/off switching time of about a millionth of a millionth of a second - the fastest-ever quantum switch to be achieved with silicon and over a thousand times faster tha...
Iranian researchers from Semiconductor Devices Group of Shiraz University designed a sensor to detect hydrogen sulfide in oil drilling, oil refineries, coal mines and wells containing organic material...
Aria Polymer Pishgam Company industrially produced unplasticized polyvinyl chloride (UPVC) products through the application of nanotechnology.
In a recent study, "Spatiotemporal isolation of attosecond pulses in the soft X-ray water window " published in Nature Communications by the Attoscience and Ultrafast Optics Group, led by ICREA Profes...
The Canadian research community on high-temperature superconductivity continues to lead this exciting scientific field with groundbreaking results coming hot on the heels of big theoretical questions.