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Growth lamps for nanoparticles

Illuminating silver nanoparticles with narrow-bandwidth light makes them grow uniformly, improving their potential for imaging and sensing applications.

Oct 10th, 2012

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Solar cells made from black silicon

Solar cells convert three-quarters of the energy contained in the Sun's spectrum into electricity - yet the infrared spectrum is entirely lost in standard solar cells. In contrast, black silicon solar cells are specifically designed to absorb this part of the Sun's spectrum - and researchers have recently succeeded in doubling their overall efficiency.

Oct 9th, 2012

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