News - 14 Jun 2006
At the very least the planned Martian expedition of 2018 will prove to be five times cheaper if its preparation utilises new technologies developed by Russian scientists. The researchers believe that...
News - 21 May 2020
Modern optical devices require constant tuning of their light interaction settings. For that purpose, there exist various mechanical apparatuses that shift lenses, rotate reflectors, and move...
News - 19 Oct 2009
Air Products (NYSE:APD) today announced it has signed a turnkey gas supply contract to provide its SunSource Solutions liquid bulk and specialty gases, related gas distribution equipment, and...
News - 21 Sep 2021
Researchers at the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT, President: TOKUDA Hideyuki, Ph.D.), in collaboration with researchers at the National Institute of Advanced...
Article - 5 Jun 2001
Porous silicon has semiconducting properties as well as displaying bioactivity. This makes it potentially a useful material for electronic implant devices. Properties and production are described.
Article - 27 May 2016
Solar electric devices, commonly referred to as photovoltaics, are able to generate electricity directly from sunlight. Within the semiconductor material present on solar panels, photons released from...
News - 18 Mar 2021
Silicon solar cells are now so cheap and efficient that they can generate electricity at prices of less than 2 cent/kWh. The most efficient silicon solar cells today are made with less than 10...
News - 8 Jul 2011
Harvard and Berkeley researchers have witnessed a drastic improvement in the sensitivity and efficiency of silicon-coated nanowires.
The results, published in Nano Letters, show that these...
Article - 26 Feb 2019
This article discusses the applications of Raman spectroscopy in silicon wafer testing, medical diagnostics and incoming inspection.
Article - 7 Nov 2005
Three main evaporation parameterss were controlled to produce Si-Al-O-N coatings: oxygen flux, nitrogen flux and substrate bias potential. These alterations allowed a diverse range of coatings with...