June 21, 2021

Deep-subwavelength 2D periodic surface nanostructures on diamond by double-pulse femtosecond laser irradiation

Two-dimensional laser-induced periodic surface structures (LIPSSs) with a deep-subwavelength periodicity (80 nm ≈ λ/10) were obtained for the first time on diamond surfaces. The unique surface […]
May 7, 2021
Sani et al, Nanomaterials vol. 11, no. 4 (2021): 1031.

A new concept for nanocolloids: Solar-Thermoelectric energy harvesting

Researchers from CNR-INO, CEA Saclay, École des Ponts ParisTech and PHENIX, a joint laboratory between CNRS and Sorbonne University demonstrated a novel hybrid solar-enabled power generation […]
April 6, 2021

Nanofluids with Pd nanoplates boost the efficiency of Concentrating Solar Power systems

Researchers from CNR-INO, University of Cadiz, University of Rennes 1 and University of Reading demonstrated that nanofluids consisting of Pd nanoparticles dispersed in aromatic oil are […]