News tagged with optical energy

Modeling sunlight harvesting in nanostructures

To create the next generation of solar panels and other light-driven devices, scientists must model how complex interactions occur. Modeling across different scales, from individual atoms to very large systems with thousands ...

dateJul 25, 2016 in Nanophysics
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Graphene based optoelectronics

As an important step towards graphene integration in silicon photonics, researchers from the Graphene Flagship have published a paper which shows how graphene can provide a simple solution for silicon photodetection in the ...

dateJul 07, 2016 in Nanophysics
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An army of tiny robots that tracks galaxies

Why is the universe expanding at an increasing rate? Scientists will attempt to gain a better understanding of this phenomenon by mapping the distribution of galaxies in the universe. Astrophysicists and robotics engineers ...

dateSep 30, 2015 in Astronomy
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