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2010-03-31 10:09:36

A newly discovered path for the conversion of sunlight to electricity could brighten the future for photovoltaic technology.

2010-03-22 11:28:24

Nanowire advances promise improved light-emitting diodes and solar-energy generation.

2008-09-28 03:00:24

By Shelley, Suzanne ENERGY Scientists at the U.S. Dept. of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have set a world record in solar cell efficiency with a photovoltaic device that converts 40.8% of the light that hits it into electricity.

2008-07-11 09:00:59

Magnolia Optical Technologies announced that it is collaborating with Dr. Roger Welser of the Kopin Corporation in developing indium nitride (InN)-based quantum dot solar cells for NASA and Defense applications.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.