Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute develops new light-activated semiconductor material

Researchers, including one of Indian origin, have developed a revolutionary light-activated semiconductor nano-composite material that can be used in a variety of applications such as grippers for surgical robots, more efficient solar cells and photo detectors. “Very few materials are able to convert photons directly into mechanical motion,” said Balaji Panchapakesan, associate professor at Worcester […]

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