chemical sciences division

New solar cell technology boosts efficiency of photovoltaics


April 30th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): The creation of a 3-D nanocone-based solar cell platform has allowed a team of scientists to boost the light-to-power conversion efficiency of photovoltaics by nearly 80 percent.The team ... Read more...

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Inexpensive metal catalyst for generating hydrogen from water discovered


May 2nd, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): A team of researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California, Berkeley, has discovered an inexpensive metal ... Read more...

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‘Laughing gas’ leaves ozone layer in splits


August 28th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 28 (ANI): A new study has determined that nitrous dioxide, popularly known as 'laughing gas', has now become the largest ozone-depleting substance emitted through human activities, and is expected to ... Read more...

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Scientists find mild and inexpensive procedure for removing oxygen from biomass


June 17th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Researchers with Berkeley Lab and the University of California (UC) Berkeley have discovered a mild and relatively inexpensive procedure for removing oxygen from biomass.This procedure, if it ... Read more...

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