Topic: Fossil fuel

The future of "solar ink": Q&A with Brian Korgel

Jan. 12, 2010
The future of "solar ink": Q&A with Brian Korgel

Dr. Brian Korgel, the Temple Professor No. 1 and Matthew Van Winkle Regents Professor in Chemical Engineering, talks about solar ink, its potential for commercialization and how manufacturing a solar cell could be like printing a newspaper.

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Lower-Cost Solar Cells to Be Printed Like Newspaper, Painted on Rooftops

Aug. 24, 2009

Solar cells could soon be produced more cheaply using nanoparticle "inks" that allow them to be printed like newspaper or painted onto the sides of buildings or rooftops to absorb electricity-producing sunlight.

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Engineer to Present Leak-Proof Method for Carbon Dioxide Storage at International Conference

Nov. 13, 2008

Event: Steven Bryant, engineering professor at The University of Texas at Austin, will present new research at the ninth annual International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies that examines a unique storage method in carbon sequestration that eliminates the risk of CO2 escaping via buoyancy.

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