An ARPA-E project will use advanced, nanostructured materials to make solar cells that convert far more of the energy in sunlight into electricity.
Stories Tagged "photonics"
An optical waveguide is an important step toward a completely new kind of computer.
A nanoscale version of a TV antenna directs light.
Researchers suggest an optical processing method that could lead to faster telecommunications.
A thin layer of glass makes "sub-wavelength" lasers more practical.
A layer of light-absorbing particles boosts digital image quality.
An IBM researcher gives a timeline for developing the next generation of supercomputers.
What's the best technology for building color e-readers?
Tiny structures in beetle exoskeletons reflect luminescent green.
A new form of silicon could create cheaper photo detectors that are easier to make in bulk.