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Natcore Receives Exclusive License From NREL to Develop 'Black Silicon' Solar Cells

Natcore Technology Inc. has been granted a patent license agreement from the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to develop and commercialize a line of black silicon products--including equipment, chemicals, and solar cells---based on NREL patents. The license grants Natcore exclusivity in the field of diffused emitters with liquid phase passivation.

Posted: Dec 20th, 2011

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Dolomite Launches New Microfluidic System Enabling Nanoparticle Synthesis

Microfluidics expert Dolomite has extended its range of System Solutions to include an innovative Syringe-based Nanoparticle System allowing users to generate polymeric, metal and semi-conductor nanoparticles from 1nm to 100nm in diameter which benefit a wide range of applications including biochemistry, drug delivery, biomolecular sensing and fibre-optics.

Posted: Dec 16th, 2011

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World's Largest Li-Ion Battery Factory Launched in Novosibirsk Oblast

Liotech, a joint venture between RUSNANO and Chinese holding company Thunder Sky, has launched the world's largest high-capacity lithium-ion battery factory near Novosibirsk. Investments in the project exceed 13.5 billion rubles. The plant, which covers more than 40,000 square meters, was built in record time-nine months from start to finish.

Posted: Dec 15th, 2011

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