02 Jun 2011
Pan Stanford Books to be Distributed Exclusively by CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group
Singapore, June 2, 2011 – Pan Stanford Publishing has announced that beginning July 1, 2011, CRC Press, Inc., will exclusively distribute and sell its books in North and South America, Asia and Australasia, while beginning January 1, 2012, the Taylor & Francis Group, parent of CRC Press, will exclusively distribute Pan Stanford books in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
Pan Stanford Publishing is an independent international publisher dedicated to publishing the best in micro- a...
12 Jan 2011
Ryne Raffaelle Named Director of National Research Center
The National Center for Photovoltaics has named Ryne Raffaelle, director of the Nano Power Research Laboratories at Rochester Institute of Technology, as its new director. The center is the federal government's central research organization for solar energy development.
Raffaelle will lead its efforts to develop the next generation of solar technology and coordinate federal photovoltaics research being conducted by the U.S. Department of Energy, its various national laboratories and at...
12 Jan 2011
Low-energy LEDs could soon be lighting homes
Dr Faiz Rahman is putting millions of holes into light emitting diodes to make them brighter. He's not, as you might imagine, trying to increase their surface area. Instead, he's overcoming the physical properties that keep most light trapped inside. And when he's managed to scale up his hole-making process, it'll mean bright low-energy LED lightbulbs for the home.
As a nanoelectronics researcher in the University of Glasgow, Rahman knows that LEDs are very energy-efficient. But there'...