Nanomaterials for Energy Applications news

July 6, 2020
When Rifat Kamarudheen was in high school in Kerala, India, it was predicted that nanotechnology would change the world. He wanted to be part of this. In July 2020, he defended his PhD thesis on illuminated nanoparticles. Kamarudheen now works at EPFL, Switzerland, on a similar topic.
May 14, 2020
Andrea Baldi appointed associate professor at VU
DIFFER group leader Andrea Baldi has been appointed associate professor in the Physics and Astronomy Department of the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. Here he will set up a new research group on fundamental and applied nanophotonic approaches to energy conversion, catalysis, and sensing.
October 23, 2019
Transparent conductive electrodes are of relevance for industrial applications such as solar cells, LEDs and touchscreens. These electrodes, however, are expensive and brittle by nature. The promising alternative are silver nanowire networks. Researchers from Eindhoven developed better ways to produce and characterize them.
October 3, 2019
DIFFER researcher Matteo Parente was awarded three prizes at the European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) Fall Meeting 2019, held at Warsaw University of Technology, Poland.  

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