New smart window glass changes from clear to dark in nearly 30 seconds

By Faye Oney / August 11, 2017

Stanford University researchers have developed a smart window that can switch from transparent to dark in 30 seconds. The new smart glass has the potential to be used in buildings, automobiles, and even eyeglasses.

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Nanowires boost the efficiency of ultra low-cost, stable solar cells

By Kitty Cha / August 24, 2010

One of the ways of ensuring a sustainable solar cell industry is to make cheap and stable cells, using abundant and environmentally friendly materials. However, until now, many such solar cells, particularly those made from copper and zinc oxides, have had their performance limited by the poor collection of photo-generated charges from these materials. A…

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