News tagged with nano letters

Solar power heads in a new direction: thinner

Most efforts at improving solar cells have focused on increasing the efficiency of their energy conversion, or on lowering the cost of manufacturing. But now MIT researchers are opening another avenue for ...

dateJun 26, 2013 in Nanomaterials
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A breakthrough in plasmonics

EPFL scientists have discovered how optical signal transmission can be controlled, paving the way for the integration of plasmonics with conventional electronic circuits.

dateJun 17, 2013 in Nanophysics
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Organic polymers show sunny potential

(Phys.org) —A new version of solar cells created by laboratories at Rice and Pennsylvania State universities could open the door to research on a new class of solar energy devices.

dateMay 29, 2013 in Nanomaterials
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Engineers' nanoantennas improve infrared sensing

(Phys.org) —A team of University of Pennsylvania engineers has used a pattern of nanoantennas to develop a new way of turning infrared light into mechanical action, opening the door to more sensitive infrared ...

dateMay 20, 2013 in Nanophysics
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