Fruit of an Old Idea

April 16, 2008 | 4 Comments

In 1991, an idea to just use a sensitive dye as the reactive agent in solar cells was offered by Michael Grätzel and Brian O’Regan at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. A cell using dye sensitized materials are thought to be much cheaper than silicon chip designs. The idea has been 17 years in […]

Last week saw the delivery of a paper by Liviu Popa-Simil, a former Los Alamos National Laboratory nuclear engineer, and now a founder of a private research and development company called LAVM. With Claudiu Muntele of Alabama A&M University the men say they have a concept that transforms the radiation of atomic decay, a major […]

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