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By / May 15, 2012

This illustration depicts the shape of diamond tips used to apply pressure that uncovered important new properties in the memory medium GST. The inset represents the atomic structure of amorphous GST. Credit: Ming Xu, Johns Hopkins Univ. Check ’em out: Thanks for the memory: Researchers find room for more data storage in phase-change material A team…

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Crystalline silicon PV makers continue tough market fight with thin film tech

By / November 16, 2010

Credit: SunPower. It doesn’t appear anyone is making a lot of money in the solar power arena, but the players — working in different camps based on the materials they use — seem to positioning for a strategic victory based on cost and market share rather than performance. For example, in a new report from…

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Sandia research to forecast solar plant output

By / September 27, 2010

Sandia National Lab researchers have developed a new system that provides a way for utility companies to predict and prepare for fluctuations in power output due to changes in weather. By observing cloud shape, size and movement, the system can monitor how clouds affect large-scale photovoltaic power plants. According to a Sandia news release, the…

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