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Thursday, May 5, 2011

Energy harvesting

A new device that collects and focuses light before converting it into a current of electrons has been developed by researchers at Rice University in the US. The nano-optical antenna and photodiode – the first device of its kind – could potentially be used in a variety of applications such as photosensing, energy harvesting and imaging.
Nano-antenna fashions charge from light - physicsworld.com