News tagged with precision engineering

Bringing color to solar facades

Until now, designers of buildings have no choice but to use black or bluish-gray colored solar panels. With the help of thin-film technologies, researchers have now been able to turn solar cells into colorful ...

dateJul 01, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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Crystal clear research

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have successfully created synthetic crystals whose structures and properties mimic those of naturally occurring biominerals such as seashells.

dateSep 06, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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Ultra-precise optical systems for space

(PhysOrg.com) -- Metal mirrors made with extremely high precision and exactly positioned are the key elements of modern telescopes. A new production technique enables complex optical surfaces to be manufactured ...

dateJun 03, 2010 in Engineering
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