MTL News Archives for 2013

March 27, 2013

New solar-cell design based on dots and wires

MIT researchers improve efficiency of quantum-dot photovoltaic system by adding a forest of nanowires.

March 19, 2013

Leading the Charge

Jongyoon Han is engineering ion imbalances to clean water and activate neuroprosthetics.

March 8, 2013

MIT 'cheetah' robot rivals running animals in efficiency

Robot's custom-designed electric motors are powerful and efficient.

March 4, 2013

MIT researchers develop solar-to-fuel roadmap for crystalline silicon

New analysis points the way to optimizing efficiency of an integrated system for harvesting sunlight to make storable fuel.