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Using CNTs as infrared sensors

( -- Semiconductors provide the bases for many different avenues of device research. Indeed, many of the technological devices that are commonplace in our society are reliant on semiconductors. However, as we ...

dateJan 04, 2010 in Nanophysics feature
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Trapping Sunlight with Silicon Nanowires

( -- Berkeley Lab researchers have found a better way to trap light in photovoltaic cells through the use of vertical arrays of silicon nanowires. This could substantially cut the costs of solar electric power ...

dateMar 03, 2010 in Nanomaterials
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