New finding in research in quantum-dot solar cells
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 8:00pm
MIT team finds that the ratio of component atoms in quantum-dot solar cells is vital to performance. See the MIT News Office for the story.
Observing real-time charging of lithium-air batteries
Sunday, May 12, 2013 - 8:00pm
A team of researchers including Professor Carl Thompson, Professor Yang Shao-Horn, and Robert Mitchell PhD have used transmission electron microscope imaging to reveal what happens during chariung of lithium-air batteries. Their findings couldleadto improved batteries for electric cars.
CERA Week updates
Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 8:00pm
The energy conference IHS CERAWeek took place last week in Houston.
Improving a new breed of solar cells
Monday, May 26, 2014 - 8:00pm
Quantum-dot photovoltaics set new record for efficiency in such devices, could unlock new uses.
A molecular approach to solar power
Sunday, April 13, 2014 - 8:00pm
Switchable material could harness the power of the sun — even when it’s not shining. Learn more from the MIT News Office.
New formulation leads to improved liquid battery
Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 8:00pm
Cheaper, longer-lasting materials could enable batteries that make wind and solar energy more competitive. New publication in Nature.
Disordered materials hold promise for better batteries
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 7:00pm
MIT researchers find that contrary to conventional wisdom, cathodes made of disordered lithium compounds can perform better than perfectly ordered ones.
MIT announces Bose Research Grants
Monday, November 17, 2014 - 7:00pm
Five innovative, high-risk projects launch with support from Professor Amar G Bose Research Grants. On one of these projects, Professor Jeffrey Grossman and Nicola Ferralis, a research scientist in DMSE, are exploring alternative uses for coal.