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Leading research institutions from China, India, the UK, and the US are conducting joint research projects in the field of energy-related materials including low-cost organic solar cell research at UCSB
Date: 02/18/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Materials
The solar assembly from the University of Delaware and other researchers have achieved perhaps the highest efficiency yet measured in experiments.
Date: 04/15/2010
Type: News
UCSB materials professor and 2014 Nobel Laureate Shuji Nakamura has been awarded the Draper Prize for Engineering by the National Academy of Engineering.
Date: 01/07/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
Auger coefficient figure
UC Santa Barbara theorists say that the nitride semiconductor LED lighting performance problem, commonly referred to as ‘efficiency droop,’ is caused by Auger recombination.
Date: 04/20/2011
Type: News
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
Buoyed by the highest voter turnout ever recorded, students at the University of California, Santa Barbara, took an unprecedented step last week when they approved the "Student Services Renewable Energy Initiative."
Date: 05/05/2010
Type: News
New ranking shows shows the impact UCSB is having in the areas of materials for energy production & storage, next generation microelectronics, and medically relevant biomaterials.
Date: 07/11/2011
Type: News
Institute faculty member Shuji Nakamura and his research group have developed the first violet nonpolar vertical-cavity laser. This breakthrough opens doors to higher efficiency lasers with reduced manufacturing costs.
Date: 07/24/2012
Type: News
UC Santa Barbara's Institute for Energy Efficiency received $19.0 million over the next five-years for research in energy efficiency.
Date: 05/06/2009
Type: News
Tags: stimulus
With an impressive history of environmental efforts and sustainability trendsetting, UCSB has now been rated third in the nation in a new ranking of the "Top 50 Green Schools".
Date: 01/07/2015
Type: News
Technologies: General Information

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