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Flexible, Clear Graphene-metal Nanowire Electrode
2013-05-30 15:05:35

A hybrid transparent and stretchable electrode could open the new way for flexible displays, solar cells, and even electronic devices fitted on a curvature substrate such as soft eye contact lenses

Solar Power Through Painted On Organic Photovoltaics
2013-05-14 05:58:22

Researchers at the University at Buffalo are developing a technique that could allow for solar panels to be painted on some day.

Motion Converted To Electronic Signals For Tactile Imaging By Piezoelectric 'Taxel' Arrays
2013-04-25 21:27:07

Using bundles of vertical zinc oxide nanowires, researchers have fabricated arrays of piezotronic transistors capable of converting mechanical motion directly into electronic controlling signals. The arrays could help give robots a more adaptive sense of touch, provide better security in handwritten signatures and offer new ways for humans to interact with electronic devices.

Nanowires Grown On Graphene Have Surprising Structure
2013-04-24 12:04:44

When a team of University of Illinois engineers set out to grow nanowires of a compound semiconductor on top of a sheet of graphene, they did not expect to discover a new paradigm of epitaxy.

2013-04-23 14:59:38

University of Cincinnati research describes discovery of a new structure that is a fundamental game changer in the physics of semiconductor nanowires.

Nanowires May Mean More Efficient, Cheaper Solar Panels
2013-04-08 19:16:36

Nanowires could be the answer for constructing solar panels with less materials and lower costs.

Penn Engineers Have Enabled 'Bulk' Silicon Enabled To Emit Visible Light For The First Time
2013-03-28 12:43:54

Research from the University of Pennsylvania has enabled "bulk" silicon to emit broad-spectrum, visible light for the first time, opening the possibility of using the element in devices that have both electronic and photonic components.

Super-Efficient Nanowires Could Be Future Of Solar Energy
2013-03-25 10:40:52

Extremely tiny nanowires are expected to revolutionize the field of electronics, and a new study in the journal Nature Photonics shows that they could have an impact on solar energy production as well.

2013-03-12 11:06:21

Slender bacterial nanowires require certain key amino acids in order to conduct electricity.


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