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Photovoltaic Solar-panel Windows Could Be Next For Your House
2014-04-15 11:18:39

Los Alamos National Laboratory The project demonstrates that superior light-emitting properties of quantum dots can be applied in solar energy by helping more efficiently harvest sunlight. A house window that doubles as a solar panel could be on the horizon, thanks to recent quantum-dot work by Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers in collaboration with scientists from University of Milano-Bicocca (UNIMIB), Italy. Their project demonstrates that superior light-emitting properties...

2014-04-15 08:35:40

DUBLIN, Apr. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vjcpd3/global_graphene) has announced the addition of the "Global Graphene Market Report" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The analysts forecast the Global Graphene market to grow at a CAGR of 60.4 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the growing demand for graphene due to its...

2014-04-14 16:21:48

Photovoltaic solar-panel windows could be next for your house LOS ALAMOS, N.M., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A house window that doubles as a solar panel could be on the horizon, thanks to recent quantum-dot work by Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers in collaboration with scientists from University of Milano-Bicocca (UNIMIB), Italy. Their project demonstrates that superior light-emitting properties of quantum dots can be applied in solar energy by helping more...

2014-04-14 12:30:52

Broadband Transformational Optics Lens, Described in "Applied Physics Letters," May Lead to Antenna Dishes that are Flat or Conform to Any Surface WASHINGTON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- By depositing an array of tiny, metallic, U-shaped structures onto a dielectric material, a team of researchers in China has created a new artificial surface that can bend and focus electromagnetic waves the same way an antenna does....

2014-04-11 08:27:10

DUBLIN, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cdgg4j/nanomaterials_for) has announced the addition of the "Nanomaterials for Solar Cells, Displays, Sensors, Lighting and RFID Market Analyses and Driving Forces" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cdgg4j/nanomaterials_for ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The use of...

Many Common Household Products Contain DNA-Damaging Nanoparticles: Study
2014-04-11 07:48:39

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Some nanoparticles commonly added to thousands of consumer products can significantly damage DNA, according to a new study by researchers at MIT and the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). These products, which include cosmetics, sunscreens, clothing and other common items, contain nanoparticles added by manufacturers to, among other things, improve texture, kill microbes, or enhance shelf life. But the current study...

2014-04-10 08:23:09

SAN MARCOS, Texas, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Materials Corp. (OTCQB:QTMM) announced today shipping size-optimized metallic oxide particles to a major Asian electronics conglomerate. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121120/DA16554LOGO QMC believes that this initial shipment will meet or exceed all the intended design goals and anticipates receiving favorable materials assessment for project advancement. For this project, and other current engagements with...

2014-04-09 16:03:50

Scientific breakthrough to potentially revolutionize high-speed electronics, nanoscale opto-electronics and nonlinear optics Assistant Professor Christian A. Nijhuis of the Department of Chemistry at the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) Faculty of Science, in collaboration with researchers from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), namely Dr Bai Ping of the Institute of High Performance Computing and Dr Michel Bosman of the Institute of Materials Research and...

2014-04-08 23:04:48

This report follows a bottom up approach to estimate and forecast the global market for advanced functional material by volume and revenue. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/advanced-functional-material-1221.html (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The report "Advanced Functional Material Market For Low Carbon Applications By Categories (Ceramics, Composites, Energy Materials, Conductive Polymers & Nanomaterials), Applications (Chemicals, Electronics, Healthcare &...

2014-04-08 16:01:27

A new theoretical study shows the conductivity conditions under which graphene nanoribbons can become switches in externally controlled electronic devices One of graphene’s most sought-after properties is its high conductivity. Argentinian and Brazilian physicists have now successfully calculated the conditions of the transport, or conductance mechanisms, in graphene nanoribbons. The results, recently published in a paper in EPJ B, yield a clearer theoretical understanding of...


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