Patent application for innovative film - possible Indium Tin Oxide replacement
Jude Iroh, professor of materials science and engineering at the University of Cincinnati holds several patents dating to his days as a graduate student. Another may soon be on the way.
Nanowires could be solution for high performance solar cells
Tiny wires could help engineers realize high-performance solar cells and other electronics, according to University of Illinois researchers.
Critical minerals ignite geopolitical storm
The clean energy economy of the future hinges on a lot of things, chief among them the availability of the scores of rare earth elements and other elements used to make everything from photovoltaic panels and cellphone displays ...
Copper nanowire films could lower touch screen, LED and solar cell costs
Copper nanowires may be coming to a little screen near you. These new nanostructures have the potential to drive down the costs of displaying information on cell phones, e-readers and iPads, and they could ...
Earth's rarest metals ranked in supply risk list
Transparent electronics from graphene-based electrodes (w/ Video)
Flexible, transparent electronics are closer to reality with the creation of graphene-based electrodes at Rice University.
Shape-changing liquid metal antenna could lead to responsive electronic devices
Nano-LEDs emit full visible spectrum of light
Collecting the sun's energy: Novel electrode for flexible thin-film solar cells
Conventional silicon-based rigid solar cells generally found on the market are not suitable for manufacturing moldable thin-film solar cells, in which a transparent, flexible and electrically conductive electrode collects ...
Researchers find replacement for rare material indium tin oxide
Dutch researchers at Eindhoven University of Technology have developed a replacement for indium tin oxide (ITO), an important material used in displays for all kinds of everyday products such as TVs, telephones ...
Team achieves one terabit per second data rate on a single integrated photonic chip
(PhysOrg.com) -- With worldwide Internet data traffic increasing by 50 percent each year, telecommunications companies that handle this digital torrent must be able to economically expand the capacities of their networks ...
Armchair nanoribbons made into spintronic device
In a development that may revolutionize handheld electronics, flat-panel displays, touch panels, electronic ink, and solar cells, as well as drastically reduce their manufacturing costs, physicists in Iran have created a ...
Detector blinding attacks on quantum cryptography defeated
(PhysOrg.com) -- The Cambridge Research Laboratory of Toshiba Research Europe announced today that it has discovered a simple method to prevent detector blinding attacks on quantum cryptography.
Ultrathin alternative to silicon for future electronics
There's good news in the search for the next generation of semiconductors. Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California Berkeley, ...