Where Einstein Meets Edison

Regenerative Solar Cells

Regenerative Solar Cells

Jan 24, 2011

“Solar cell”. The first thing that comes to mind is a solid slab of over-priced silicon that we slap on our roofs to help offset our energy costs, write off some of our taxes, and help us sleep at night knowing we are doing our part to realize a greener world. To most of us, this represents the latest in cutting-edge technology; both in our evolved...

Designing Oleophobic Surfaces

Designing Oleophobic Surfaces

Nov 28, 2010

Why does your beloved smart phone’s touch screen get contaminated with smudges and fingerprints? Has your flight ever been delayed because the plane had to be de-iced using nasty chemicals? Have you spoilt your favorite shirt or jacket by spilling wine or ketchup on it? I am sure that all of us have asked at least one of these questions before. All of these...