Solar Cells

  • Vanderbilt University

    VUCast Extra: Blackberries, electricity and high school students

    How do you get students excited about science? Try mixing blackberries and a lesson in nanotechnology with some eager Tennessee high school students in a Vanderbilt lab. Watch the results on VUCast Extra now. Read More

    Oct 23, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Spinach power gets a major boost

    Vanderbilt researchers have combined the photosynthetic protein that converts light into electrochemical energy in spinach with silicon, the material used in solar cells, in a fashion thatproduces substantially more electrical current than has been reported by previous "biohybrid" solar cells. Read More

    Sep 4, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Stamping out low cost nanodevices

    A team of Vanderbilt engineers have developed a rapid and low-cost imprinting process that can stamp out a variety of devices that have unique optical, electrical, chemical and mechanical properties. Read More

    May 31, 2011