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Tweaking solar cell can double its efficiency


January 22nd, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) Doubling the amount of sunlight that a solar cell converts into electricity may be possible just by tweaking its tiny parts. The technology can boost solar ... Read more...

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Now, power your home with ’solar paint’


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 22 (IANS) New research led by an Indian origin professor in the US heralds the day when one can apply a coat of paint on the outside walls ... Read more...

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Roll-out flat-screen TV on the way


December 12th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) Scientists are creating flat screen TVs that can be rolled up and safely tucked away in your pockets, thanks to QD or quantum dot technology. Developed ... Read more...

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Quantum dots could make solar panels more efficient


March 26th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 26 (ANI): New studies conducted by researchers at the Colorado School of Mines could significantly improve the efficiency of solar cells.Mark Lusk and his colleagues' latest work describes how ... Read more...

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Now, quantum dot display for sharper flexible TV screen images


February 21st, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): For more than a decade, engineers have been trying to make television displays out of quantum dots.Now, researchers at Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, South Korea, have ... Read more...

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‘Quantum dots’ technology to make solar cells more efficient, cheaper


February 21st, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Stanford researchers have developed a new technology that would increase the efficiency of solar cells three-fold and could lead to cheaper, more efficient solar panels.The researchers stated that ... Read more...

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Tiny gold and silver nanoparticles could revolutionize optics


December 4th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Scientists in the US and Mexico have created tiny spherical particles of gold and silver that are more than 100 million times smaller than the gold and silver ... Read more...

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Scientists develop nanoscale ‘Etch-a-Sketch’ light sensor


November 15th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have created a nanoscale light sensor that can be combined with near-atomic-size electronic circuitry to produce hybrid optic and electronic devices with ... Read more...

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Nano-lasers to light future homes


June 30th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 30 (ANI): Scientists have invented a way to 'print' lasers that could possibly be used to create wafer-thin televisions and lighting panels.Conventional lasers are expensive and are not used in ... Read more...

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Results of quantum dot research to pave way for more efficient solar cells


June 18th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): The efficiency of conventional solar cells could be boosted up to more than 60 per cent from the current limit of 30 percent, suggest findings from a new ... Read more...

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‘Magnetic quantum dots’ could lead to faster and more efficient computers


March 9th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, March 9 (ANI): Reports indicate that an international team of scientists has developed a new type of semiconductor called 'magnetic quantum dots' that could lead to faster and more efficient computers ... Read more...

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Hundred times faster, cooler computers on their way!


December 16th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 16 (IANS) Indian-origin researcher Sanjeev John and his colleague Xun Ma of the University of Toronto have discovered new behaviour of light which could lead to cooler and ... Read more...

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Soon, computers that are cooler and faster


December 15th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): University of Toronto physicists have made a novel advancement, which could lead to faster optical information processing and compact computers that don't overheat.Quantum optics researchers Sajeev John and ... Read more...

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Quantum computers come a step closer to reality


September 30th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 30 (ANI): University of Michigan physicists have created the first atomic-scale maps of quantum dots, a major step toward the goal of producing "designer dots" that can be tailored for ... Read more...

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Graphite’s potential as mass data storage medium comes a step closer to reality


September 10th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 10 (ANI): In a new research, scientists at Rice University have used industry-standard lithographic techniques to deposit 10-nanometer stripes of amorphous graphite onto silicon, which brings graphite's potential as a ... Read more...

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Newly developed thin films show promise for solar applications


September 9th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 9 (ANI): Researchers at Ben-Gurion University (BGU) of the Negev in Israel have developed thin films that exhibit carrier multiplication (CM), which shows promise future solar applications.The films were ... Read more...

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Nanotechnology used for developing new DNA cancer test


August 18th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): Johns Hopkins University researchers have developed a highly sensitive test to look for DNA attachments that are believed to be the early warning symptoms of cancer.The research ... Read more...

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Scientists create multipurpose Swiss Army knife for nanomedicine


July 28th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): By combining two nanoparticles in one tiny package, University of Washington researchers have created a Swiss Army knife of sorts for medical imaging and therapy.The multipurpose nanotechnology tool ... Read more...

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Now, nanoneedle to help examine biological processes of living cells


April 29th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): Researchers from University of Illinois have developed a nanoneedle that will help in examining biological processes occurring within living cells."Nanoneedle-based delivery is a powerful new tool for studying ... Read more...

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Revolutionary nano-needle can peer into a cell


April 29th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) A revolutionary nano-needle, developed by researchers, not only peers into individual cells, but also acts as electro-chemical probe and optical biosensor. "Nano-needle-based delivery is a powerful new tool ... Read more...

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Squeezing light out of quantum dots may lead to advanced laser technology


April 3rd, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 3 (ANI): Researchers at McGill University, Canada, have successfully amplified light with so-called "colloidal quantum dots," a technology that could lead to forward leaps in lasers, telecom and optical computing.Over ... Read more...

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Scientists increase luminescence efficiency of carbon nanotubes by 20 percent


March 7th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 7 (ANI): In a new research, chemists at the University of Connecticut, US, have found a way to greatly increase the luminescence efficiency of single-walled carbon nanotubes by 20 ... Read more...

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Soon, Quantum dots to restore clear vision to people with damaged retinas


December 23rd, 2008 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): People suffering seriously impaired vision due to damaged retinas will soon be able to see clearly. Thanks to a new method developed by a scientist at the ... Read more...

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New polymer plate concentrates record level of sunlight onto solar cell


December 9th, 2008 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 9 (ANI): Researchers at Imperial College London claim that they have set a new record for concentrating the Suns light on to a solar cell with the aid of ... Read more...

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‘Strained’ quantum dots promising in cancer detection


December 8th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) Quantum dots, the tiny shiny particles made of semiconductors, hold promise for early detection and treatment of cancer. However, if doctors were to use them in humans, quantum ... Read more...

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Nano-fridges for microchips come closer to reality


October 9th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 8 (ANI): UAB and CSIC researchers have developed a new material that can be used to manufacture smaller and faster computers. The researchers have revealed that the new material ... Read more...

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Nano particles breach human skin, posing unknown hazards


October 1st, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) Nanoparticles so tiny that a single strand of hair can accommodate 5,000 of them can breach the human skin with impunity.A team led by Lisa DeLouise at the ... Read more...

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New surveillance system can help track viral manoeuvres


September 8th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 8 (ANI): Virologists at the University of Southern California have developed a new way to tag and track individual viruses that are too small to be viewed with light ... Read more...

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Researchers control behavior of quantum dots with lasers


August 20th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 20 (ANI): Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Joint Quantum Institute (JQI), have reported a new way to fine-tune the light coming from ... Read more...

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Nanoparticles and light combo offers new way to kill tumour cells


July 30th, 2008 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (Health): University of Virginia medical physicists have come up with a new idea to kill tumour cells with the help of nanoparticles and light.The experts say that ... Read more...

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Scientists find way to make cheap fluorescent nanodiamonds


April 30th, 2008 - 5:17 pm ICT by admin
London , Apr 30 (ANI): Diamond chips make for effective tools when it comes to delivering chemotherapy drugs. The only problem however, was that they were too expensive for regular use. ... Read more...

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Tiny semiconductors may provide rapid, long-lasting computer data storage


March 9th, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by admin
London , March 9 (ANI): German and Turk researchers have shown that storing information into tiny semiconductors called quantum dots is just a matter of nanoseconds.Dieter Bimberg, a researcher at the ... Read more...

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Nanostructured films to make solar energy conversion more efficient and cheaper


January 10th, 2008 - 11:40 am ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): Researchers have developed a new method of making nanostructured thin films, which might make solar energy conversion more efficient and cost effective in the future.According to researchers, ... Read more...

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Combo of two nanotech approaches may provide more efficient solar cells


January 9th, 2008 - 2:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 9 (ANI): Combination of two nanotechnology procedures one involving thin films of metal oxide nanoparticles doped with other elements, and the other employing quantum dots or nanosize crystals that strongly ... Read more...

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Gold nanoparticles may make cancer diagnosis faster, less invasive


December 24th, 2007 - 6:02 pm ICT by admin
London , Dec 24 (ANI): A study on mice has suggested that gold nanoparticles may make diagnosis of cancer faster and less invasive.The researchers have shown that by using tiny gold ... Read more...

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