‘Twisting’ atomic materials may convert light into electricity

US Army grant to UC Riverside will support the study of the science of light and its interaction with matter

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Scientists image conducting edges in a promising 2-D material

Experimental study done at UC Riverside and University of Washington on monolayer tungsten ditelluride could lead to more energy-efficient electronic devices

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Electrons take one step forward without two steps back

Scientists use molecular dipoles to accelerate electron transfer in one direction and completely suppress it in the other. This “holy grail” of energy science could hasten the design of new and superb energy and electronic materials

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

How greener grids can stay lit

A new index to guide utility demand bidding could balance electricity distribution and lower consumer costs as California solar-panel mandate takes effect

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology