A research team from the University of Michigan (UM) has found a way to nearly double the efficiency of a particular class of thermoelectric material.  Thermoelectric materials can be used to turn waste heat into electricity or to provide refrigeration without any liquid coolants and the new class of them is made with organic semiconductors. […]

Just this Monday past we saw that North Carolina State researchers had zeroed in on just what is holding up the exciton in a polymer photovoltaic solar cell.  Then as if by serendipity Rutgers let loose their announcement they have found a new material. Rutgers physicists have discovered new properties in a material that could […]

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