21 Jan

Nanotechnology: Finding Trapped Oil

The Daily Fusion

Two new research projects are receiving funding from the Research Council of Norway to develop …

19 Jun

Improving Solar Cells with Quantum-Dot Microscopy

The Daily Fusion

Researchers working at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new …

20 Aug

Quantum Dot Solar Breakthrough at University of Toronto


Quantum dots (also known as nanocrystals) have certain electronic properties, which we can use to …

02 Aug

Transparent Polymer Solar Cells Developed at UCLA

Energy Refuge

In the search for more efficient solar cells, UCLA researchers have developed a new transparent …

13 Jun

German scientists use nanoparticles to make solar cells more efficient


Apartfrom the high costs of solar cells, their low efficiency is alsohampering their attractiveness. Research …