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Brookhaven sells license to nanoparticle electrocatalyst technology for fuel cells in electric vehicles

N.E. Chemcat Corporation, Japan's leading catalyst and precious metal compound manufacturer, and a member of the BASF group, one of the world's leading chemical companies, has licensed electrocatalysts developed by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory that can reduce the use of costly platinum and increase the effectiveness of fuel cells for use in electric vehicles.

Jan 3rd, 2012

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EU adopts Materials Roadmap enabling low carbon energy technologies

The new Materials Roadmap Enabling Low Carbon Energy Technologies complements and expands the technology roadmaps developed in the context of the Strategic Energy Technology Plan as the basis for its implementation. It puts forward key materials research and innovation activities to advance energy technologies for the next 10 years.

Jan 2nd, 2012

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Student at University of Warsaw builds super-resolution microscope

Optical microscopes are still second to none when it comes to analyzing biological samples. However, their low resolution, improved only in recent years in STED microscopes, continues to be a problem. A device of this type, one of the first in Poland, has been constructed by a student of the Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw.

Jan 2nd, 2012

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ALD to enable novel, high efficiency silicon nanorod solar cells

Picosun Oy, Finland-based global manufacturer of state-of-the-art Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) equipment, reports successful final results of the European Union 7th Framework Programme funded research project ROD-SOL. The goal of this multinational, inter-European, three years (2009-2011) project combining the efforts of both scientific and industrial partners has been to dramatically increase the efficiency of solar cells and reduce the costs of their manufacturing.

Jan 2nd, 2012

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