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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / April 6, 2016

Hydrogen from titania gets closer, new catalyst splits water 3X better, and other materials stories that may be of interest for April 6, 2016.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / March 30, 2016

Nanocrystal self-assembly, LED lights grow crops in space, and other materials stories that may be of interest for March 30, 2016.

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Carbon film merges microchips with power sources to shrink consumer electronics

By April Gocha / February 22, 2016

An international team of researchers have grown carbon films that allow microchips and power sources to be combined into one, opening the door to integrated power and smaller electronic devices.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / October 14, 2015

New ways to measure catalysts, zombie solar cells, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 14, 2015.

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Metamaterial silicon polarizers may provide brighter displays with less energy drain

By April Gocha / December 4, 2014

Researchers at the University of Utah have designed a new metamaterial polarizer that redirects, rather than blocks, incident light waves—a development that has potential to make future devices much more energy-efficient.

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Self-folding silicon nanostructures mock Venus flytraps to catch single cells

By April Gocha / July 8, 2014

Researchers from The Johns Hopkins University and the U.S. Army Research Laboratory have manufactured self-folding, biocompatible, silicon nanostructures—that can capture single live cells in solution.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / May 25, 2012

A sample of Bridgelux LED products. The company along with Toshiba achieved world-class performance for 8″ GaN-on-silicon LEDs. Credit: Bridgelux. Here’s what we are hearing: Global high temperature insulation market worth $3.5 billion by 2016 According to a new market research report, “High Temperature Insulation Market—HTI Application (petrochemicals, glass, ceramics, and others) and Temperature Range-Global Trends…

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Solar silicon manufacturing innovators get big boosts with new DOE loan guarantees

By / June 20, 2011

Calisolar silicon is purified in a unique, liquid-phase process producing solar silicon without the high energy and specialized equipment of conventional vapor-phase silicon purification. Credit: Calisolar. As I have written several times before, the costs tied to the processing and manufacturing of photovoltaic units are dropping, but they are still the main impediment to PV…

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Pore-enhanced silicon used to increase capacity of Li-ion batteries

By / October 27, 2010

Top and side view of etched silicon battery material. (Credit: Rice Univ.) According to a press release, a team of Rice University and Lockheed Martin scientists has discovered a way to use simple silicon to increase the capacity of lithium-ion batteries by enhancing the inherent ability of silicon to absorb lithium ions Rice University is…

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