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Carbon nanotubes boost organic PV efficiency

Thu, Sep 15, 2011

Researchers at the University of Surrey Advanced Technology Institute used multi-walled carbon nanotubes to enhance the photo-current of organic photovoltaic solar cells.

Stanford, UC Berkeley profs win SRC awards

Thu, Sep 15, 2011 Update: Video interviews with the award winners. Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) bestowed its Aristotle and Technical Excellence awards on teams researching TCAD IC simulation and test/val...


Wed, Sep 14, 2011 In this special event coverage of Semiconductor Research Corporation's TECHCON conference, we feature video interviews with students and professors taking part in semiconductor research projects, a...

Quantum dots manufactured in continuous flow process

Wed, Sep 14, 2011 Using a microreactor and control software, Quantum Materials Corporation (QMC) and the Access2Flow Consortium of the Netherlands achieved a continuous flow process to mass produce quantum dots.

Ener1 announces financial adjustments with Notes, shareholder credit

Tue, Sep 13, 2011 Ener1 Inc. (NASDAQ:HEV) will restructure its 8.25% Senior Amortizing Notes with Goldman Sachs Asset Management L.P. and other Note holders. Ener1’s primary shareholder, BzinFin S.A., has extended t...

New zinc-oxide manufacturing method boosts PV efficiency

Tue, Sep 13, 2011

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) researchers are developing solar cells with higher efficiency thanks to a new nanopatterning technology for the zinc oxide layer.

SEMICON Europa preview

Tue, Sep 13, 2011 SEMICON Europa 2011 will take place October 11-13 at Messe Dresden in Dresden, Germany. The event covers new technologies and products for advanced microelectronics manufacturing. This year has mor...

Bruker adds nano-indenting, tribology with CETR buy

Tue, Sep 13, 2011 Bruker Corporation will acquire Center for Tribology Inc. (CETR) for an undisclosed sum. CETR will become a separate Tribology and Indenting business in the Bruker Nano Surfaces division, joining t...

Magnetic nanocontacts propagate spin waves, prove magnonics researchers

Mon, Sep 12, 2011 University of Gothenburg and the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) researchers demonstrated that spin waves propagated from magnetic nanocontacts, observing the dynamic properties via an advanced...

Oak Ridge discovers lithium-ion battery booster

Fri, Sep 9, 2011 Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers created a titanium dioxide compound material that increases surface area and features a fast charge-discharge capability for lithium ion batteries. The com...

Quantum dot maker QD Vision relocates for volume launch

Fri, Sep 9, 2011

QD Vision Inc. relocated to a new, high-volume production facility in Lexington, MA, gearing up for new product launches in 2012.

NanoInk sells nanofabrication tool to West Virginia University

Thu, Sep 8, 2011 NanoInk's NanoFabrication Systems Division will deliver an NLP 2000 nanofabrication system to West Virginia University's Multifunctional and Energy Ceramics Laboratory for research on developing mi...

Plastic Logic changes CEO

Wed, Sep 7, 2011

Plastic Logic, plastic electronics technology development company, named Indro Mukerjee as CEO, succeeding 4-year CEO Richard Archuleta. 

Nano pillar collapse enables 10nm e-beam lithography patterns

Fri, Sep 2, 2011

MIT and A*STAR have demonstrated a new technique that could produce 10nm chip features using plastic pillar deposition and predetermined pillar collapses.

MIT opens graphene research center

Thu, Sep 1, 2011

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) created the MIT/MTL Center for Graphene Devices and Systems (MIT-CG) to advance research on graphene beyond fundamentals.

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