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New research offers insights into how crystal dislocations — a common type of defect in materials — can affect electrical and heat transport through crystals, at a microscopic, quantum
Hot Solar Cells Named by Technology Review in the 10 Breakthrough Technologies of 2017
MIT engineers have invented a bubble-wrapped, sponge-like device that soaks up natural sunlight and heats water to boiling temperatures, generating steam through its pores.
MIT News highlighted work in the S3TEC center led by Liang Fu investigating topological semimetals.
MIT News highlighted work in the S3TEC center led by Marin Soljacic which improves the efficiency of incandescent light bulbs to the level of some CFLs and LEDs.