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Nanotubes Solar Cells Heat And Light
2014-01-20 10:33:27

A new system from researchers at MIT looks use sunlight to heat a high-temperature material that then radiates an optimal wavelength of energy into a conventional photovoltaic cell.

Heat-resistant Materials That Could Vastly Improve Solar Cell Efficiency Developed By Scientists
2013-10-16 09:25:18

Scientists have created a heat-resistant thermal emitter that could significantly improve the efficiency of solar cells.

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2011-12-03 08:23:15

Researchers at MIT say that they have discovered a way to generate electricity from the sun's light that uses solid-state devices.

2011-11-23 14:30:00

Eclipsall announced today that the company has integrated selective emitter technology into its manufacturing process.

2011-07-25 12:26:45

A designer metamaterial has shown it can engineer emitted "blackbody" radiation with an efficiency beyond the natural limits imposed by the material's temperature.

2011-04-08 09:00:00

MEDFORD and SOMERVILLE, Mass., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Tom Vandervelde has been awarded an early-career award from the National Science Foundation for promising research on the conversion of heat to electricity. Vandervelde, the John A.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.