This is the distinguished Prof. Sang-Il Seok of Energy and Chemical Engineering at UNIST. Credit: Photo by Hong Beom Ahn, Design by HyeJee Park A recent study, affiliated with UNIST has presented a new cost-efficient way to produce inorganic-organic hybrid perovskite solar cells (PSCs) which sets a new world-record efficiency performance, in particular photostability. The

Investment in renewables capacity was roughly double that in fossil fuel generation in 2016 say researchers. (Stock image) Credit: © ptyszku / Fotolia As the cost of clean technology continues to fall, the world added record levels of renewable energy capacity in 2016, at an investment level 23 per cent lower than the previous year,

Prof Jonathan Coleman and team have fabricated printed transistors consisting entirely of 2-dimensional nanomaterials for the first time. Credit: AMBER, Trinity College Dublin Researchers in AMBER, the Science Foundation Ireland-funded materials science research centre hosted in Trinity College Dublin, have fabricated printed transistors consisting entirely of 2-dimensional nanomaterials for the first time. These 2D materials

Researchers from the MIT Media Lab developed a new technique that makes image acquisition using compressed sensing 50 times as efficient. In the case of the single-pixel camera, it could get the number of exposures down from thousands to dozens. Examples of this compressive ultrafast imaging technique are show on the bottom rows. Credit: Courtesy

Designed at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, the device lets scientists add designer molecules to an extremely well-defined electrochemical cell. They can then characterize the electrode-electrolyte interface while the cell is charged and discharged at technologically relevant conditions. Credit: Image courtesy of Mike Perkins, PNNL Whether inside your laptop computer or storing energy outside wind farms,

Sandia National Laboratories researchers Michael Chandross, left, and Nicolas Argibay show a computer simulation and an ultrahigh vacuum tribometer used in friction and wear testing, which are among the tools they use in a collaborative effort that developed a model to predict the friction behavior of metals. The goal is to understand friction and wear

Researchers David Marpaung, Benjamin Eggleton, Yang Liu and Amol Choudhary pointing at a thumbnail-size chip being evaluated in the broadband microwave testbed, inside the Sydney Nanoscience Hub. Credit: University of Sydney Researchers from the ARC Centre for Ultrahigh bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems (CUDOS) in the University of Sydney’s Australian Institute for Nanoscale Science and

A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore’s Faculty of Engineering has developed a novel lens for super-resolution imaging which breaks resolution limitations in microscopy and has potential applications in high precision failure inspection and biological research. (L-R) Professor Hong Minghui, Dr Qin Fei and Associate Professor Qiu Cheng Wei. Credit: Image courtesy

G360 researchers found methane gas could travel far in groundwater and act as a powerful greenhouse gas. Credit: Image courtesy of University of Guelph Potentially explosive methane gas leaking from energy wells may travel extensively through groundwater and pose a safety risk, according to a new study by University of Guelph researchers. Researchers at the

Nikolai Helwig (left) and Tizian Schneider, research assistants in the group led by Professor Andreas Schütze, are pictured testing the smart condition monitoring system on an electromechanical cylinder. Credit: Oliver Dietze It keeps a constant eye on the condition of the machine, it carries out diagnostic analyses and it notifies the operator when a part

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