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  1. The Potential of Nanostructured Materials to Address the Challenge of a Sustainable Energy Resource

    14 Feb 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mildred S. Dresselhaus

    An overview is presented on the grand challenges to the science community in the next few decades in meeting global energy needs for the 21st century. Major advances in our present capabilities...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/3996

  2. Microscale Ionic Wind for Local Cooling Enhancement

    26 Oct 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David B Go

    As the electronics industry continues to develop small, highly functional, mobile devices, new methods of cooling are required to manage the thermal requirements of the not only the chip but...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/3358

  3. Piezoelectric Transducers: Strain Sensing and Energy Harvesting (and Frequency Tuning)

    15 Jun 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Toshikazu Nishida

    Acoustic pressure or mechanical force sensing via piezoelectric coupling is closely related to the harvesting of electrical energy from acoustical and mechanical energy sources. In this...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2575

  4. The Energy Problem: What the Helios Project Can Do About It

    13 Jun 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Steven Chu

    Nobel Prize winner Steven Chu talks about the Helios Project for the 2007 'Science at the Theater' series at Berkeley Repertory Theater in Berkeley, California. He proposes an aggressive research...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2802

  5. Solid-State Lighting: An Opportunity for Nanotechnologists to Address the Energy Challenge

    25 Apr 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Timothy D. Sands

    More than one-fifth of the electrical power consumed in the U.S. is used for general illumination. Much of this energy is wasted to heat filaments in incandescent lamps, a century-old technology...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2647

  6. BNC Annual Research Symposium: Nanoscale Energy Conversion

    23 Apr 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Timothy S Fisher

    This presentation is part of a collection of presentations describing the projects, people, and capabilities enhanced by research performed in the Birck Center, and a look at plans for the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2636

  7. Jeffrey C Grossman

    Jeffrey C. Grossman is a Professor of computational materials science in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at MIT. His research focuses on the application and development of...

    http://nanohub.org/members/9156

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