Archive: 22/11/2010

New test method for solar cells into production

These years, many universities and companies are working to create efficient and cheap polymer solar cells, so-called third generation solar cells. This means a shift from few handmade laboratory cells to very large series, ...

dateNov 22, 2010 in Engineering
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Verizon grabs for Internet speed crown in new plan

(AP) -- Verizon Communications Inc. is zooming past cable-company competitors by tripling the top download speed of its FiOS Internet service to 150 megabits per second, or 50 times faster than a typical DSL line.

dateNov 22, 2010 in Telecom
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Scientists imitate nature to engineer nanofilms

In nature, water striders can walk on water, butterflies can shed water from their wings, and plants can trap insects and pollen. Scientists at the Naval Research Laboratory are part of a research team working to engineer ...

dateNov 22, 2010 in Nanomaterials
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