Nanoparticles self-assemble to harvest solar energy

Posted On: 2023-04-04

Solar-thermal technology is a promising, environmentally friendly energy harvesting method with a potential role to play in solving the fossil fuel energy crisis. The technology transforms sunlight into thermal energy. A new fabrication process makes use of self-assembling nanoparticles, which form an organized material structure based on their interactions with nearby particles without any external instructions.