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Collecting light with artificial moth eyes

All over the world researchers are investigating solar cells which imitate plant photosynthesis, using sunlight and water to create synthetic fuels such as hydrogen. Empa researchers have developed such a ...

dateJun 18, 2014 in Nanophysics
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Gold squeezed into micro-Velcro

Researchers at Ruhr University have used self-assembling techniques to produce gold microwires that have suitable properties for micro-Velcro. The research is published today in Science and Technology of ...

dateFeb 08, 2013 in Nanomaterials
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All set and ready to glow

A new technique that paves the way for manufacturing affordable LED light bulbs is to be exploited in the UK, in a deal that researchers say could have a dramatic impact on carbon emissions.

dateFeb 07, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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