MIT researchers develop solar-to-fuel roadmap for crystalline silicon
March 4, 2013New analysis points the way to optimizing efficiency of an integrated system for harvesting sunlight to make storable fuel.
Researchers explain how dye-based nanotubes can help harvest light’s energy
July 5, 2012Tiny cylinders help reveal how natural-light-harvesting antennae collect light with exceptional efficiency.
Also labeled: Carbon nanotubes, Chemistry and chemical engineering, Energy, Graduate, postdoctoral, Nanoscience and nanotechnology, Photonics, Physics, Research, Research Laboratory of Electronics, Solar, Excitonics, Moungi Bawendi, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), National Science Foundation (NSF)
‘Artificial leaf’ makes fuel from sunlight
September 29, 2011Solar cell bonded to recently developed catalyst can harness the sun, splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen.