Jennifer Dionne

Type: 
Energy Faculty
Affiliated Faculty
Nanostructured materials for light manipulation, photovoltaics and photocatalysis. Converting low energy photons to higher for greater efficiency in solar cells. Hydrogen absorption and desorption in individual palladium nanocrystals
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Jennifer Dionne

Yi Cui

Type: 
Energy Faculty
Affiliated Faculty

Fabrication of nanoscale materials, and study of their electronic, photonic, electrochemical and catalytic properties. Applications include lithium ion batteries, supercapacitors, CIGS solar cells, transparent electrodes and using carbon nanotubes in microbial fuel cell electrodes.

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Yi Cui

Stanford Scientists Use Microbes to Make 'Clean' Methane

Most methane comes from natural gas, a fossil fuel. Stanford and Penn State scientists are taking a greener approach using microbes that can convert renewable electricity into carbon-neutral methane.

By Mark Shwartz