Drive Train Innovations for the Next Generation of Wind Turbines
Mar 16, 2013

Summary: As tax credits expire for wind energy, the ability to compete with established energy sources is critical....

Topological Soft Materials for All-Optic Low Energy Photonics
Feb 11, 2013

The existing infrastructure for managing the flow of information along the photonic pathways and in our computers is...

Approaches to Evaluating and Improving Lithium-Ion Battery Safety
Feb 11, 2013

As lithium-ion battery technologies mature, the size and energy of these systems continues to increase for emerging...

Making Most of the Absorbed Photon: New Insights into Carrier Multiplication...
Jan 26, 2013

Carrier multiplication (CM) or multiexciton generation (MEG) is a process whereby absorption of a single photon...

Systems as the Driver for Synthetic Biology
Jan 18, 2013

We now possess the ability to read and write DNA. These tools are not only revolutionizing biotechnology but also the...

New Perspectives of Energy Storage Materials
Nov 10, 2012

Summary: Energy storage in the electrochemical form is attractive because of its high efficiency and fast response...

Directed Assembly of Anisotropic Particles - Fundamentals and Energy-related...
Nov 10, 2012

Summary: Spherical colloids with isotropic properties have been used as building blocks to assemble a variety of 2D...

Control of Power Inverters in Renewable Energy and Smart Grid Integration
Nov 10, 2012

Summary: Renewable energy sources have been regarded as the most promising means to solve the energy and...

Batteries for Hybridization and Electrification of Vehicles
Nov 1, 2012

Summary: More than 30% of US energy and 90% of oil consumption are used for roadway transportation. Hybridization and...

Excitons and Plasmons in Nanoscale Systems
Oct 31, 2012

Summary: Due to growing populace and standard of living, many terawatts of energy will be needed in the near future....