Green energy

Quantum dots for LEDs

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Recently, researchers reported new colours generated by LEDs using silicon-based quantum dots. Silicon could become a much less toxic alternative to heavy metals in LEDS.

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Chlorine chemistry keeps wind turbine blades turning

With the European Union setting a target to generate 20% of its energy needs from renewable sources by 2020, the number of installed wind turbines is expected to double over the next five years. With the help of chlorine chemistry, wind power is helping Europe to meet its commitment to a more sustainable future.

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