Nanotechnology in solar power

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Nanotechnology has to potential to revolutionize the US energy system. From fuel cells, to cell phone batteries, to space equipment, and everywhere in between nanotechnology can be utilized. But, there is still a lot of research to be done and many hurdles to cross to make this technology commercially practicable.

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  • NanoTechnologyInSolarPower ASolarFuture
  • NanotechnologyBasics Working at the atomic, molecular, and supramolecular levels. Length scale of approximately 1-100 nm range. Goal: To create and use materials, devices, and systems with fundamentally new properties and functions because of their small structure.
  • UsesofNanotechnology Uses of Nanotechnology can be found everywhere. Solar power, batteries, weapons, tool design and manufacture just about anywhere you look, nanotechnology could play a future role. This presentation will focus on nanotechnology use in batteries, solar energy, and hydrogen production.
  • NanotechImprovementofSolar Energy Nanostructures can allow efficient solar cells to be made from cheaper, more conventional materials, like silicon and titanium dioxide. Nanotechnology can help with design and manufacture second generation, thin film PV cells. The most advanced solar cells can only make use of 10 to 30 percent of the available solar energy hitting the solar cells.
  • DyeSensitiveSolarCellsWith NanotubeCoatings
  • GreaterEfficiencyofNanotech Nano crystals More electrons 3 to 1 More energy produced. Regular Solar Nano crystals
  • CurrentProgressinSolarNanotech 6% efficiency in plastic solar cells Benefits of plastic cells Flexible Wrap-able Home use Possible uses Roofing Automobiles Soldiers
  • Conclusion Nanotechnology has to potential to revolutionize the US energy system. From fuel cells, to cell phone batteries, to space equipment, and everywhere in between nanotechnology can be utilized. But, there is still a lot of research to be done and many hurdles to cross to make this technology commercially practicable.
  • ThankYou... ContactMe MikeSRobinson Website:http://www.zerodown.solar Phone: 808-343-5402 Email: mike@solarwavehawaii.com Address:7040 Hawaii Kai Drive Suite 26183 Honolulu HI. 96825
  • ThankYou... ContactMe MikeSRobinson Website:http://www.zerodown.solar Phone: 808-343-5402 Email: mike@solarwavehawaii.com Address:7040 Hawaii Kai Drive Suite 26183 Honolulu HI. 96825