- About Us
- Career Center
- Nano-Social Network
- Nano Consulting
- My Account
December 17th, 2007
In the middle of a modern global energy crisis a Danish researcher may hold the key to a breakthrough for solar energy. Forests of crystals so tiny that they can be gathered at the end of a pin have the possibility of producing solar cells which are cheap.
By coincidence the nanophysicist Martin Aagesen discovered that the surface of a material through a special process may consist of extremely tiny crystals sitting so close together that the sun light cannot slip out once it has been caught, writes Berlingske Tidende.
The perspective by the so-called nanocrystals is a production of cheap and efficient solar cells which may become even more widespread than the relatively expensive solar cells that we know today. The crystals are infinitely tiny. However, billions of these can stay in just one square centimetre which means that altogether they will cover a huge area in which the sun light can be caught.
|Related News Press|
Non-Enzyme Sensor Determines Level of Blood Sugar July 29th, 2015
Flexible Future of Point-of-Care Disease Diagnostic July 29th, 2015
Detecting small metallic contaminants in food via magnetization: A practical metallic-contaminant detecting system using three high-Tc RF superconducting quantum interference devices (SQUIDs) July 29th, 2015
March 2016; 6th Int'l Conference on Nanostructures in Iran July 29th, 2015