SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Scientists cook up new electronic material

( —Scientists from SLAC, Stanford and Berkeley Lab grew sheets of an exotic material in a single atomic layer and measured its electronic structure for the first time. They discovered it's a natural fit for making ...

dateJan 10, 2014 in Nanomaterials
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Quantum Dots Could Boost Solar Cell Efficiency

( -- The transition to environmentally benign energy sources is one of the most significant challenges of the 21st century. Solar power, which uses sunlight to generate electricity, is one promising source. It ...

dateMar 11, 2009 in Nanophysics
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Seeking dark matter on a desktop

Desktop experiments could point the way to dark matter discovery, complementing grand astronomical searches and deep underground observations. According to recent theoretical results, small blocks of matter on a tabletop ...

dateMar 15, 2010 in General Physics
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