News tagged with electric charges

An ultrasensitive molybdenum-based image sensor

A new material has the potential to improve the sensitivity of photographic image sensors by a factor of five. In 2011, an EPFL team led by Andras Kis discovered the amazing semi-conducting properties of ...

Jun 12, 2013
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X-rays capture electron 'dance'

(Phys.org)—The way electrons move within and between molecules, transferring energy as they go, plays an important role in many chemical and biological processes, such as the conversion of sunlight to energy ...

Jan 31, 2013
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Battery team gets a charge out of lignin

(Phys.org) -- Creating energy from wood waste has progressed from novel idea to renewable energy work in development. Researchers from Poland and Sweden are using a waste product from the paper making process ...

Aug 17, 2012 report
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