Hybrid energy harvester generates electricity from vibrations and sunlight
Decorative and flexible solar panels become part of interior design and the appearance of objects
VTT Technical Centre of Finland has developed and utilized a mass production method based on printing technologies allowing the manufacturing of decorative, organic solar panels. Design freedom improves the ...
'Accelerator on a chip' demonstrated
In an advance that could dramatically shrink particle accelerators for science and medicine, researchers used a laser to accelerate electrons at a rate 10 times higher than conventional technology in a nanostructured ...
LG Chem cable batteries may reshape mobile designs
Chemical engineers' research may lead to inexpensive, flexible solar cells (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) —Work by a team of chemical engineers at Penn State and Rice University may lead to a new class of inexpensive organic solar cells.
World's smallest magazine cover measures 11 x 14 micrometers (w/ Video)
To create more energy-efficient clouds and crunch Big Data faster, we need a new generation of technologies including novel transistors. But before we can put these future technologies into mass production, ...
Bend-it e-books get real with EPD in factory mode
Honda will recycle rare-earth metals from batteries
Graphene: New electronics material closer to commercial reality
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers have developed a method for creating single-crystal arrays of a material called graphene, an advance that opens up the possibility of a replacement for silicon in high-performance ...
Toshiba announces chip to boost TransferJet
India develops 35-dollar 'laptop' for schools
India has come up with a 35-dollar touch-screen "laptop" -- a computing prototype that it aims to make available to students from elementary schools to universities.
Three-dimensional microtechnology with origami folding art
Antoine Legrain, doctoral degree candidate at the University of Twente, has developed a method to design microtechnology in three dimensions. The existing mini-electronics in computers and smartphones, for ...
Water and air are all you need to make ammonia—one of world's most important chemicals
Researchers have developed a method to produce ammonia simply from air and water. Not only is it more energy efficient than the century-old Haber-Bosch process currently in use all over the world, but it is also greener ...