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04.30.14

April 2014 EFRC Newsletter

The 11th edition of Frontiers in Energy ResearchExternal link, the EFRC Newsletter created by an editorial board of early career EFRC members, was published online on April 30, 2014.
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04.30.14

Squaring the Circle in Biofuels?

Researchers produce a new type of plant fiber that supports normal growth while easing the difficulties of conversion to fuel. This work, featured in the Office of Science’s Stories of Discovery & Innovation, was supported in part by the Center for Direct Catalytic Conversion of Biomass to Biofuels (C3Bio), an EFRC led by Maureen McCann at Purdue University.
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01.30.14

January 2014 EFRC Newsletter

The 10th edition of Frontiers in Energy ResearchExternal link, the EFRC Newsletter created by an editorial board of early career EFRC members, was published online on January 30, 2014.
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01.27.14

Harvesting the Sun's Energy Through Heat as Well as Light

New approach developed at MIT could generate power from sunlight efficiently and on demand. This work, featured in the Office of Science’s Stories of Discovery & Innovation, was supported in part by the Solid-State Solar Thermal Energy Conversion Center (S3TEC), an EFRC led by Gang Chen at MIT.

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12.30.13

Observing the Sparks of Life

EFRC researchers isolate a photosynthetic complex — arguably the most important bit of organic chemistry on the planet — in its complete functioning state. This work, featured in the Office of Science’s Stories of Discovery & Innovation, was supported in part by the Photosynthetic Antenna Research Center (PARC), an EFRC led by Robert Blankenship at Washington University in St. Louis.


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09.27.13

September 2013 EFRC Newsletter

The 9th edition of Frontiers in Energy ResearchExternal link, the EFRC Newsletter created by an editorial board of early career EFRC members, was published online on September 25, 2013.

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06.26.13

Stories of Discovery & Innovation: “Printing” Tiny Batteries?

Researchers use sophisticated 3D printing techniques to create batteries the size of a grain of sand. This work, featured in the Office of Science's Stories of Discovery & Innovation, was supported in part by the Light-Materials Interactions for Energy Conversion (LMI), an EFRC led by Harry Atwater at the California Institute of Technology.

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05.30.13

May 2013 EFRC Newsletter

The 8th edition of Frontiers in Energy ResearchExternal link, the EFRC Newsletter created by an editorial board of early career EFRC members, was published online on May 24, 2013.

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05.29.13

Revolutionizing the Touch Screen?

Using nanotechnology, EFRC researchers fashion a new kind of transparent electrode for flat-panel displays. This work, featured in the Office of Science’s Stories of Discovery & Innovation, was supported in part by the Center on Nanostructuring for Efficient Energy Conversion (CNEEC), an EFRC led by Fritz Prinz and Stacey Bent at Stanford University.


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01.23.13

January 2013 EFRC Newsletter

The 7th edition of Frontiers in Energy ResearchExternal link, the EFRC Newsletter created by an editorial board of early career EFRC members, was published online on January 23, 2013.
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