nanocrystals

Turning Water into Hydrogen Fuel

Turning Water into Hydrogen Fuel

Materials scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison recently announced a new way to harvest small amounts of waste energy, thus harnessing it to turn water into usable hydrogen fuel. The new process provides many benefits including simplicity, efficiency, and the ...

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Fool’s Gold in Solar Cells

Fool’s Gold in Solar Cells

Scientists at the University of California at Berkeley are developing new solar cells based on pyrite, otherwise known as fool’s gold. Fool’s gold is four or five times more plentiful than the silicon most commonly used in solar cells and ...

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Flash Memory Capacity to be Doubled

A new flash memory fabrication process is able to double flash memory capacity. Startup Company Nanosys claims that the use of metal nanocrystals may have a dramatic effect on the storage capacity of flash devices. According to the company, the ...

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