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    Developing Alternative Solar Cell Solutions Based on Iron

    An international study led from Lund University in Sweden shows that 30% of the energy in a certain type of light-absorbing iron molecule disappears in a previously unknown manner. By closing this loophole, the researchers hope to contribute to...
  • The new nanoreactor allows us to investigate individual catalytic active nanoparticles isolated in separate liquid-filled nanotunnels Illustration Sune Levin and Nature Communications

    Light at the End of the Nanotunnel for Future Catalysts

    Using a new type of nanoreactor, researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have succeeded in mapping catalytic reactions on individual metallic nanoparticles. Their work could help improve chemical processes, and lead to better...
  • Zeiss and Kyoto University sign agreement
  • Device structure and performance The structure of the proposed device, showing how the generated holes h are used to facilitate thiol oxidation The measured current increases dramatically under illumination and application of a slight potential
  • Funding for solar RD

    $128 Million in New Projects to Advance Solar Technologies

    Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced selections for $128 million in new projects to advance solar technologies. Through the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s Solar Energy Technologies Office, DOE will fund 75...
  • Dr Charles Lim, Assistant Professor at NUS and Joris Van Campenhout, RD Program director at imec

    Chip-Based Prototypes for Secure Quantum Communications

    imec, a world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies, and the National University of Singapore (NUS) announce the signing of a research collaboration agreement to develop chip-based prototypes for secure...
  • Foresight

    Teaching Cars to Drive with Foresight

    Good drivers anticipate dangerous situations and adjust their driving before things get dicey. Researchers at the University of Bonn now also want to teach this skill to self-driving cars. They will present a corresponding algorithm at the...
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  • Corn plants grow around the base of solar photovoltaic panels in a field north of Purdues Agronomy Center for Research and Education The panels are part of the Sustainable Food, Energy and Water Systems SFEWS research project intended to examine how to pr

    Solar on Farmland: Cogenerating electricity alongside crops

    A team of engineers, agronomists and economists at Purdue University’s Center for Sustainable Food, Energy and Water Systems (SFEWS), supported by the National Science Foundation, are developing novel photovoltaic (PV) module designs for use...
  • Using SEM to look at spiders

    Studying Spiders with a Scanning Electron Microscope

    Independent, amateur arachnologist Jeremy Poole began studying spiders in 1995, and early in 2016 he started compiling stunning SEM images along the way. Gradually perfecting his technique since then he has been lucky enough to attend courses on...
  • IP Cores
  • Optoplasmonic sensor

    Optoplasmonic Sensor Tests Milk Quality

    Standards of food safety and food quality have never been higher in Germany and throughout the European Union. This is especially true in the dairy industry. Yet despite such high standards, traces of impurities, pesticides and antibiotics can find...
  • Resolve Optics

    Resolve Optics Contributes to Space Projects

    Many different types of optical imaging and sensing systems are today used to observe and measure the Earth and the universe at large. However, designing optical systems for satellites and spacecraft is challenging due to the harsh conditions that...
  • Hamamatsu laser

    Real-time Monitoring of Thermal Laser Processes

    The SPOLD and LD-Heater laser processing systems from Hamamatsu, which were recently introduced in Europe, feature real-time integrated temperature measuring. This enables simpler and more precise thermal laser processes, e.g. for plastic welding,...
  • MVDK evaluation board with MIPI CSI-2 sensor and CXP interface board

    Reducing Time to Market with Transport Layer IP Cores

    The core competency of engineers designing machine vision cameras and systems is usually configuring the core camera features to provide the best possible image while meeting size, weight, power budget and other requirements. But they also have to...
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