Monthly Archives: December 2012

Hybrid nanomaterial converts light and heat into electricity | Gizmag

We’ve seen nanomaterials that can be used to convert light into electricity and others that can convert heat into electricity. Now researchers from the University of Texas at Arlington and Louisana Tech University have created a hybrid nanomaterial that can … Continue reading

Posted in Energy Harvesting, Solar

Nanostructured ‘sandwich’ boosts solar-cell efficiency almost three times | Kurzweil AI

Princeton researchers have found a simple and economical way to nearly triple the efficiency of organic solar cells, the cheap and flexible plastic devices that many scientists believe could be the future of solar power. The researchers, led by electrical … Continue reading

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