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Videos from UCSB Summit on Energy Efficiency, May 1-2, 2013  

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Researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute have discovered a new type of photonic channel that has been a missing component for building quantum photonic circuits on a large scale.
Date: 08/07/2015
Type: Article
Technologies: Photonics
Luminous white lasers look to be the future in lighting and Li-Fi, or light-based wireless communication, in being more energy efficient than LED's.
Date: 08/06/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Photonics
Researchers at Ohio State University have reached a new milestone with their solar air battery by achieving a 20 percent energy savings over traditional lithium-iodine batteries.
Date: 08/04/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
Hundreds of businesses including eBay and Nestle back federal rules to cut emissions and encourage a switch away from coal to renewable energy.
Date: 08/03/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Climate Change
The Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy announced that their TRANSNET project teams will design new software systems that provide travelers information about energy-efficient transportation options to reach their destinations.
Date: 07/30/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Transportation
Over a dozen US companies are investing up to $140 billion in tackling climate change by using energy efficient technology.
Date: 07/28/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Climate Change
UC Santa Barbara’s Institute for Energy Efficiency will play a lead role in a $110 million federal program to develop new electronic products using the next generation of chip technology. -
Date: 07/28/2015
Type: Article
Technologies: Photonics
A robust integrated photonics manufacturing industry would boost the economy and result in energy-efficient, higher-performance computing and telecommunications.
Date: 07/27/2015
Type: Article
Technologies: Photonics
The sixth of nine new manufacturing institutes brings $610 million in public-private investment to next-generation photonics manufacturing, fostering American manufacturing innovation to transform digital communications and high-performance computing
Date: 07/27/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Photonics
Researchers make important step towards a solar cell that generates hydrogen as a form of clean fuel.
Date: 07/21/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics

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