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LEDs made from perovskite
2014-08-07 03:30:38

Colorful LEDs made from a material known as perovskite could lead to LED displays which are both cheaper and easier to manufacture in future.

2014-05-23 13:27:42

Breaking research news from a team of scientists led by Carnegie's Ho-kwang "Dave" Mao reveals that the composition of the Earth's lower mantle may be significantly different than previously thought.

Solar Cell Without The Lead
2014-05-05 08:41:24

Using readily available equipment, researchers at from Northwestern University have developed a new type of solar cell based on tin instead of lead perovskite, according to a new report in Nature Photonics.

Secrets Of New Solar Material Unlocked
2014-04-22 15:44:42

A new solar material that has the same crystal structure as a mineral first found in the Ural Mountains in 1839 is shooting up the efficiency charts faster than almost anything researchers have seen before—and it is generating optimism that a less expensive way of using sunlight to generate electricity may be in our planet's future.

Perovskite Solar Cell Laser
2014-03-30 05:46:11

A new type of cell made from a mineral called perovskite has been refined to the point of 17 percent efficiency after just two years of development, and new research has shown that these cells are also capable of emitting light energy – in the form of a laser.

2014-01-22 10:27:34

Photovoltaic energy conversion offers one of the best means for the future of renewable energy in the world.

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2010-09-25 06:40:00

Scientists have wondered for some time why certain seismic waves travel more quickly through the core-mantle boundary, a thin layer of the Earth's interior that lies between about 1675 and 1800 miles below the surface.


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