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Visit the most sustainable terraced house on TU Delft campus

08 September 2014

On Monday 25 August, the Dutch Minister of Housing and Civil Service, Stef Blok opened the world's most sustainable terraced house in the Green Village on the TU Delft campus. The students will organize public free public tours on Wednesdays and Saturdays every two weeks. Starting 10 September on Wednesday from 14:00 till 16:00 and 13 September on Saturday from 10:00 till 12:00.Continue

 

STW Valorisation Grant for PowerWindow

04 September 2014

The RID has received a STW Valorisation Grant for the PowerWindow, the window that converts sunlight into electrical power. Two young researchers will investigate the idea’s commercial feasibility.Continue

 

A single molecule device for mobile phones

02 September 2014

Researchers from the Delft University of Technology, Groningen University and the FOM Foundation have designed a single molecule which can act as a useful building block in nanometer-size circuits. They found that the molecule functions as a resonant tunneling device, an essential component in mobile phones and WiFi. In conventional semiconductor technology, these devices have a complicated...Continue

 

Yield from terahertz light via graphene much higher than first thought

05 September 2014

Generating terahertz light via graphene may soon be an interesting alternative to the current methods used to generate THz light. This is the conclusion reached by researchers in the Optics Research Group and recently published in an article in ACS Nano.Continue

 

Tiny graphene drum could form future quantum memory

25 August 2014

Scientists from TU Delft’s Kavli Institute of Nanoscience have demonstrated that they can detect extremely small changes in position and forces on very small drums of graphene. Graphene drums have great potential to be used as sensors in devices such as mobile phones. Using their unique mechanical properties, these drums could also act as memory chips in a quantum computer. The researchers...Continue

 

Minister Blok opens world’s most sustainable terraced house on TU Delft campus

21 August 2014

On Monday 25 August, the Dutch Minister of Housing and Civil Service, Stef Blok will open the world's most sustainable terraced house in the Green Village on the TU Delft campus. With their concept Prêt-à-Loger, Home with a Skin, the TU Delft student team won first prize in the Sustainability category at the Solar Decathlon 2014 in Versailles. The terraced house sets an example for improving the...Continue

 

Frank Hollmann wins DECHEMA Max Buchner Award

20 August 2014

Dr. F. (Frank) Hollmann of the Biocatalysis and Organic Chemistry group (BT) has won the DECHEMA Max Buchner Award 2014 for his groundbreaking work in the field of organic synthesis.Continue

 

TU Delta article: Mine sniffing bacteria

19 August 2014

Our 2014 iGEM Team 2014 aims at genetically modifying e.coli so the bacteria can detect landmines. TU Delta wrote an article about it. Continue

 
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