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  1. Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 25: Nanomaterials and Devices for Solar Energy

    29 Dec 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nick Fang, Omar N Sobh

    Nanomaterials and Devices for Solar Energy Topics: Approaches: Breathing Membrane Continuous Operation Fuel Cell Water Management ElectroKinetic Nanobattery EDL Capacitators Laminar...


  2. MIT Tools for Energy Conversion and Storage

    12 Oct 2009 | Tools | Contributor(s): Jeffrey C Grossman, Joo-Hyoung Lee, Varadharajan Srinivasan, Alexander S McLeod, Lucas Wagner

    Atomic-Scale Simulation Tools to Explore Energy Conversion and Storage Materials


  3. Renewable Solar Energy: Has the Sun Finally Risen on Photovoltaics?

    10 Apr 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark R. Pinto

    After a review of the overall renewable energy landscape, including the central role of economics, we present here the case that PV is on the verge of becoming a major source of electrical...


  4. Energy and Nanoscience A More Perfect Union

    29 Mar 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark A. Ratner

    Huge problems of energy and sustainability confront the science/engineering community, mankind, and our planet. The energy problem comes in many dimensions, including supply, demand, conservation,...


  5. Feb 20 2009

    Renewable Solar Energy: Has the Sun Finally Risen on Photovoltaics?

    Dr. Mark Pinto, Senior Vice President, Applied Materials, Inc. Pinto serves as both General Manager of Applied's Energy and Environmental Solutions business and as the corporate Chief Technical...


  6. Functional Graded Materials architectures applied at nanoscale: thin PVD nanograded and layered coatings

    14 Oct 2008 | Papers | Contributor(s): Vasco Teixeira

    Functionally graded materials (FGM’s) are designed to achieve levels of performance superior to that of homogeneous materials by combining the desirable properties of each constituent phase....


  7. The Helios Talks

    25 Sep 2007 | Series | Contributor(s): Joe Ringgenberg, Jeffrey B. Neaton, Jeffrey C Grossman

    The energy problem is one of the most important issues that science and technology has to solve. The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s Helios Project concentrates on renewable fuels,...


  8. Nicholas Vargo

    Nicholas Vargo received his masters degree at Purdue University in Electrical and Computer Engineeringin 2009. His main thesis focus is on characterization and analysis of semiconducting nanowire...