Slimming solar cells with a 'nanosandwich'

Materials World magazine
A research team from North Carolina State University in the USA claims to have made solar cells thinner without compromising their efficiency using a novel nanosandwich technique.

A Jack of all trades

Materials World magazine
When something nasty happens, those affected look to people who have the breadth of experience to come up with a full and watertight explanation. Just offering plain and simple metallurgy is not enough.

Aluminium enters a third dimension

Materials World magazine
A home-grown technique to produce low-cost high-performance 3D composite parts for the aerospace and automotive industries is underway.

The Queen's Awards for Enterprise

The 2012 Queen's Awards for Enterprise are open for entry