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Porphyrine-Based Metal-Organic Frameworks Hold Promise for Solar Cells

Porphyrine-Based Metal-Organic Frameworks Hold Promise for Solar Cells

Researchers at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have developed a new material based on porphyrine metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) for photovoltaics. [More]
Argonne and UCLA Develop New Method to Create Magnetic Skyrmion Bubbles at Room Temperature

Argonne and UCLA Develop New Method to Create Magnetic Skyrmion Bubbles at Room Temperature

Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory (Argonne) and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have developed an innovative, simple method for creation of magnetic skyrmion bubbles at room temperature conditions. [More]
UCLA Researchers Develop Three-Metal Compound Nanostructure for Eco-Friendly Fuel Cells

UCLA Researchers Develop Three-Metal Compound Nanostructure for Eco-Friendly Fuel Cells

Researchers at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have led a team that has used a three-metal compound to create nanostructures, which can produce fuel cells with improved durability and efficiency at a lower cost. [More]
Novel NIST Technique Helps Create Platinum 'Nano-Raspberries' for More Practical Fuel Cells

Novel NIST Technique Helps Create Platinum 'Nano-Raspberries' for More Practical Fuel Cells

A team of researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has formulated a simple method to produce platinum "nano-raspberries”. "Nano-raspberries” are basically microscopic clusters of nanoscale particles of the valuable metal. [More]
KIEL Researchers Develop 3D Tin Oxide Nanowire Network Materials Using Flame Transport Synthesis

KIEL Researchers Develop 3D Tin Oxide Nanowire Network Materials Using Flame Transport Synthesis

Scientists at Kiel University have utilized simple, highly efficient flame technology to synthesize nanoscale materials from tin oxide. Researchers have been able to successfully bake nanostructures using zinc oxide. This study focuses on tin oxide, which holds significant promise for a wide range of potential new applications. [More]
Penn Researchers Discover How Defect-Free Crystalline Materials Fail

Penn Researchers Discover How Defect-Free Crystalline Materials Fail

With nanotechnological advancements making defect-free materials possible, a research team from the University of Pennsylvania and Germany’s Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems has shown how defects initially form prior to failure. [More]
Oxford Instruments Welcomes Dr Masamitsu Hayashi, the Winner of the Sir Martin Wood Science Prize for Japan, to the UK

Oxford Instruments Welcomes Dr Masamitsu Hayashi, the Winner of the Sir Martin Wood Science Prize for Japan, to the UK

Oxford Instruments is delighted to announce the UK visit of Dr Masamitsu Hayashi, winner of the 2014 Sir Martin Wood Science Prize for Japan, to deliver a series of lectures at leading UK and German Universities, starting 5th June, 2015. [More]
Researchers at Columbia Engineering Create the First Single-Molecule Diode

Researchers at Columbia Engineering Create the First Single-Molecule Diode

A new technique has been developed by a research team from Columbia Engineering in order to create the first ever single-molecule diode. [More]
Innovative Method to Design High-Current, High-Performing Superconductors

Innovative Method to Design High-Current, High-Performing Superconductors

Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, the Argonne National Laboratory, and the University of Illinois have shown that superconductivity could be boosted by radiation bombardment. [More]
Black Nanostructured Silicon Solar Cells Demonstrate Record-Breaking Efficiency

Black Nanostructured Silicon Solar Cells Demonstrate Record-Breaking Efficiency

Researchers from the Aalto University and the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya have achieved a record-breaking 22.1% efficiency on nanostructured silicon solar cells. The Fraunhofer ISE CalLab has certified this record efficiency. [More]