Faculty Highlight: Keith A. Nelson
January 6, 2014Spectroscopy techniques demonstrate ballistic motion at micron length scales, open door to new possibilities for semiconductors, thermoelectrics.
‘Invisible’ particles could enhance thermoelectric devices
February 6, 2013New approach could improve the efficiency of devices that harness power from temperature differences.
Double the benefits: clean energy also saves water
June 17, 2012NREL-MIT study shows an 80 percent renewable energy standard cuts water use in half.
New material shares many of graphene’s unusual properties
April 23, 2012Thin films of bismuth-antimony have potential for new semiconductor chips, thermoelectric devices.
Graphene shows unusual thermoelectric response to light
October 6, 2011Finding could lead to new photodetectors or energy-harvesting devices.