News tagged with power electronics

New approach to solar cells

An interdisciplinary team of UC Davis and UC Santa Cruz researchers is taking a novel approach to solar power, one that promises to lead to a technological breakthrough. By using nanoparticles of germanium, ...

Feb 03, 2011 4.4 / 5 (5) 7

Technology in the extreme

Radio transmitters that can withstand temperatures of up to 900 C could soon be dropped into the depths of the earth to provide early warning of a volcanic eruption.

Sep 20, 2010 4.8 / 5 (5) 0 | with audio podcast

Smart meters help to save money

How can domestic electricity customers be motivated to use energy more efficiently, let alone make more efficient use of renewable sources? One possibility is to install electronic meters to measure the electricity ...

Jul 01, 2010 not rated yet 0