Google Glass and Apple iWatch inspire carbon nanotube fiber batteries
Better, faster, simpler: Depositing graphene directly onto flexible substrates
Scalable growth of high quality bismuth nanowires
Bismuth nanowires have intriguing electronic and energy-harvesting application possibilities. However, fabricating these materials with high quality and in large quantities is challenging.
Future solar cells may be made of wood
Through a nanopore, ionically: Graphene quantum transistor for next-generation DNA sensing
Small-molecule solar cells get 50% increase in efficiency with optical spacer
Shaping the future of energy storage with conductive clay
In the race to find materials of ever increasing thinness, surface area and conductivity to make better performing battery electrodes, a lump of clay might have just taken the lead. Materials scientists from ...
Protons fuel graphene prospects
Graphene, impermeable to all gases and liquids, can easily allow protons to pass through it, University of Manchester researchers have found.
Scientists shoot carbon nanotubes out of high-speed gun (w/ video)
Pencil drawing of a sensor actually is a sensor
Light propagation in solar cells made visible
How can light which has been captured in a solar cell be examined in experiments? Jülich scientists have succeeded in looking directly at light propagation within a solar cell by using a trick. The photovoltaics ...