Researchers at Penn State and Delaware have developed a theoretical method to improve the efficiency of thin-film solar cells by up to 33 percent. Flexible thin-film solar cells are needed to supply electrical power to fabrics, clothing, back packs...
17-Oct-2019 3:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites
A better understanding of the mechanisms behind the cold sintering process (CSP) will lead to faster adoption and the cold sintering of many new materials, according to a team of Penn State researchers.
14-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A new liquid-cell technology allows scientists to see biological materials and systems in three dimensions under an electron microscope (EM), according to researchers at Penn State, Virginia Tech and Protochips Inc
10-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A Virtual Substrate Opens Path to Oxide Films on Silicon for Application in 5G, MEMS, Sensors and Quantum Computation
Proof that a new ability to grow thin films of an important class of materials called complex oxides will, for the first time, make these materials commercially feasible, according to Penn State materials scientists.
5-Jun-2019 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A technique to substitute carbon-hydrogen species into a single atomic layer of the semiconducting material tungsten disulfide, a transition metal dichalcogenide (TMD)
24-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Researchers at Penn State have discovered a method for improving the quality of a large class of two-dimensional materials with potential for wafer-scale growth.
9-May-2019 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
A new type of grid for use in cryogenic electron microscopy is turning cryoEM from an art to a science.
18-Apr-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
“Frustration” plus a pulse of laser light resulted in a stable “supercrystal” created by a team of researchers led by Penn State and Argonne National Laboratory, together with University of California, Berkeley, and two other national labs.
18-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
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