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Electrically conductive polymers convert heat to electricity
Chemical dopants tune the properties of organic polymers, revealing their potential as thermoelectrics and as electrodes for organic electronic devices.
A digital alloy technique grows device-quality aluminum gallium arsenide antimonide lattice matched to indium phosphide.
27 August 2014
Spatially engineering nitrogen impurities in zinc oxide nanostructured arrays decouples optical absorption and electron transport for photoelectrochemical activity.
21 August 2014
Dispersing nanostructured additives in common polymers makes these tough and versatile materials suitable for optical applications.
18 August 2014
Particle transfer fabrication technology enables the design and application of general particulate semiconductor photoelectrodes, significantly improving the efficiency of renewable hydrogen production.
12 August 2014
Two simple, low-temperature solution processes efficiently fabricate high-quality photovoltaics.
25 July 2014
Cascade laser sensor may replace pinprick blood tests
Researchers at Princeton develop mid-IR noninvasive technique; could improve quality of life for diabetics.
28 August 2014
VISION Russia expo announced for June 2015
Second outing for Messe Stuttgart-supported show and conference.
27 August 2014
Content providers boost US optical hardware investment
Q2 spending also up by 56% in Asia, but EMEA down, says sector report by Infonetics.
21 August 2014
Photonic sensor and detector sales to hit $15bn
BCC Research market analysis predicts CAGR of 16% over next five years.
21 August 2014
Smart windows control light, heat, energy use