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  1. Marcus Bär Accepts W2 Professorship For X-Ray Spectroscopy In Erlangen-Nuremberg

    Prof. Marcus Bär has accepted a professorship for X-ray spectroscopy at the Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU). Bär heads the Department of Interface Design at Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB).

  2. A Step Closer To A Data Superhighway For Future Internet

    An international team of researchers led by ANU is helping to build a safe data superhighway for the highly anticipated quantum internet, which promises a new era of artificial intelligence and ultra-secure communication.

  3. More Stable Light Comes From Intentionally 'Squashed' Quantum Dots

    Intentionally “squashing” colloidal quantum dots during chemical synthesis creates dots capable of stable, “blink-free” light emission that is fully comparable with the light produced by dots made with more complex processes. The squashed dots emit spectrally narrow light with a highly stable intensity and a non-fluctuating emission energy.

  4. New Materials Could Help Improve The Performance Of Solar Cells

    New research could lead to the design of new materials to help improve the performance of perovskite solar cells (PSCs).

  5. New Method Finds Defects In Power Transistors More Accurately, Quickly And Simply

    Transistors are needed wherever current flows, and they are an indispensable component of virtually all electronic switches. In the field of power electronics, transistors are used to switch large currents.

  6. Artificial Bug Eyes

    Single lens eyes, like those in humans and many other animals, can create sharp images, but the compound eyes of insects and crustaceans have an edge when it comes to peripheral vision, light sensitivity and motion detection.

  7. Ultra-Sensitive Sensor With Gold Nanoparticle Array

    The sensor is made up of a series of gold disk-shaped nanoparticles on a glass slide. The team at Bath discovered that when they shone an infra-red laser at a precise arrangement of the particles, they started to emit unusual amounts of ultra violet (UV) light.

  8. More Efficient Solar Cells Imitate Photosynthesis

    The smallest building blocks within the power stations of organisms which get their energy directly from the sun are basically miniature reactors surrounded by collectors which capture photons and forward them to the centre.

  9. TE Connectivity Introduces SOLARLOK PV Edge Junction Box To Improve Installation And Efficiency Of Glass-To-Glass Photovoltaic Panels

    TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, announces the new SOLARLOK PV Edge decentralized junction box that can be attached to glass-to-glass photovoltaic panels without drilling holes.

  10. Nanophysicists Developed A High-Performance Organic Phototransistor

    Converting light into electrical signals is essential for a number of future applications including imaging, optical communication and biomedical sensing. Researchers from the University of Münster have now developed a new molecular device enabling to detect light and translate it with high efficiency to detectable electronical current.