Nano antennas focus light on solar panels

Konarka Technologies, which is developing flexible solar panels, will team up with Solaris Nanosciences to insert technology into these panels that will better harvest energy from the sun. Solaris specializes in tiny metal structures. By making the antenna smaller than the wavelength of light, it can potentially absorb and transfer the light more efficiently, resulting in enhanced energy conversion efficiencies.

Although still in its start-up phase, Konarka has landed deals with, among others, the U.S. Army to create tents coated with the company's solar cells that can provide electric light to the inhabitants.

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Details about Apple's 'spaceship' campus from the drone pilot who flies over it

MyithZ has one of the most popular aerial photography channels on YouTube. With the exception of revealing his identity, he is an open book as he shares with CNET's Brian Tong the drone hardware he uses to capture flyover shots of the construction of Apple's new campus, which looks remarkably like an alien craft.

by Brian Tong