News tagged with materials research

Home-grown electricity

Buildings may soon be able to generate their own electricity from roofs, walls, windows – even benchtops – that come with in-built solar power capabilities.

Oct 01, 2012
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Physicists confine electrons inside nano-pyramids

(Phys.org)—Quantum dots are nanostructures of semiconducting materials that behave a lot like single atoms and are very easy to produce. Given their special properties, researchers see huge potential for ...

Sep 28, 2012
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