Charge your cell phone using light, courtesy SunCore
SunCore is a little known Irvine, Calif.-based company that's on the cusp of shipping some potentially revolutionary technology.
Solar Cell Researcher Explores Nanotech Ideas
(PhysOrg.com) -- A UT Dallas researcher envisions a time soon when plastic sheets of solar cells are inexpensively stamped out in factories and then affixed to cell phones, laptops and other power-hungry mobile ...
Light sensor breakthrough could enhance digital cameras
New research by a team of University of Toronto scientists could lead to substantial advancements in the performance of a variety of electronic devices including digital cameras.
Sunlight Trap Could Lead to New Generation of Solar Devices
Sharp Introduces New Solar Module for Mobile Devices
Sharp Corporation has developed and will introduce into the global market the new LR0GC02 Solar Module for Mobile Devices that features a thickness of 0.8 mm, the industry's thinnest level.
Zinc oxide gives green shine to new photoconductors
Photodetectors -- devices found in cell phones, digital cameras and other consumer gadgets that utilize photoconducting materials -- are a green technology in performance (converting light into electricity), but the manufacture ...
Quantum dots and nanomaterials: Ingredients for better lighting and more reliable power
Imagine flexible lighting devices manufactured by using printing techniques. Imagine solar power sources equally as reliable and as portable as any conventional power source.