Latest Konarka Technologies Stories

2010-04-26 09:34:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pokeberries - the weeds that children smash to stain their cheeks purple-red and that Civil War soldiers used to write letters home - could be the key to spreading solar power across the globe, according to researchers at Wake Forest University's Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials. Nanotech Center scientists have used the red dye made from pokeberries to coat their efficient and inexpensive fiber-based solar cells.

2009-10-07 10:59:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- New Enterprise Associates, Inc. (NEA), a leading global venture capital firm and one of the most active investors in the energy technology sector, will hold its annual Energy Forum October 7-8 in Menlo Park, CA.

2009-08-24 14:10:00

Solar cells could soon be produced more cheaply using nanoparticle “inks” that allow them to be printed like newspaper or painted onto the sides of buildings or rooftops to absorb electricity-producing sunlight.

2009-07-29 13:15:00

A new class of economically viable solar power cells—cheap, flexible and easy to make—has come a step closer to reality as a result of recent work* at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), where scientists have deepened their understanding of the complex organic films at the heart of the devices.

2009-07-07 08:12:00

GLEN ALLEN, Va., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new research report from NanoMarkets, a leading industry analyst firm based here, while other areas of printed electronics (PE) have languished, printed photovoltaics (PV) has continued to establish itself as both a real business and one of the few hopes for printed electronics.

2009-03-09 12:14:00

GLEN ALLEN, Va., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- NanoMarkets, a leading industry analyst firm based here, today announced the release of its newest report, "Organic Photovoltaic Materials Markets: 2009 - 2016".

2008-12-08 14:35:00

GLEN ALLEN, Va., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- NanoMarkets, a leading industry analyst firm based here, today announced a new addition to its lineup of solar industry research reports. The new report, "Organic Photovoltaics Materials Markets: 2009-2016" will be released in late January.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.