Environmental Sciences and Solar Energy(8)

  • Extraction of Gold from Electronic Waste and Ores (No. T4-1910)

    A method for selective extraction of gold has been developed at the Weizmann Institute. ... Read more
    Full Professor Igor Lubomirsky

    Igor Lubomirsky

    Faculty of Chemistry

  • Photovoltaic Devices Based on Guided Nanowire Arrays (No. T4-1906)

    Nanowires are being produced and integrated into various systems today, including solar cells, nano-sensors, nano-electrodes, transparent touch-screen coatings, and LED replacements. Thus far, several challenges have hindered the commercial advancement of nanowire-based technologies. ... Read more
    Full Professor Ernesto Joselevich

    Ernesto Joselevich

    Faculty of Chemistry

  • Homogeneous Dispersion of CNT Composites for Improved Conductivity (No. T4-1809)

    Battery and capacitor electrode technologies available in the industry today, are struggling to keep up with rapidly advancing applications that require high power and energy density such as electric vehicles, solar cells and telecommunications systems. ... Read more
    Full Professor Boris Rybtchinski

    Boris Rybtchinski

    Faculty of Chemistry

  • Spin Controlled Water Electrolysis for Efficient Production of Hydrogen (No. T4-1753)

    The chiral-induced spin selectivity (CISS) effect, discovered in recent years by Prof. ... Read more
    Emeritus Ron Naaman

    Ron Naaman

    Faculty of Chemistry

  • Production of Syngas from Biomass (No. T4-1716)

    An efficient and selective decomposition of plant biomass carbohydrates to their basic components, carbon monoxide and hydrogen, for use as syngas.Terrestrial plants contain about 70% hemicellulose and cellulose, which constitute a significant renewable bio-resource with potential as an alternati ... Read more
    Extension Service Ronny Neumann

    Ronny Neumann

    Faculty of Chemistry

  • A Novel Technique of Thermoelectric Conversion (No. T4-1583)

    The thermoelectric effect is the direct conversion of temperature differences to electric voltage and vice versa. Thermoelectric effects are used in various applications, where heat energy is saved, that would be otherwise lost. ... Read more
    Prof Yoseph Imry

    Yoseph Imry


  • Desulfurization of Flue-Gasses (No. T4-1577)

    A novel flue gas desulfurization (FGD) system achieves removal of sulfur dioxide (SO2) from industrial exhaust streams at efficiencies that can greatly supersede technologies currently in use. ... Read more
    Full Professor Igor Lubomirsky

    Igor Lubomirsky

    Faculty of Chemistry

  • Green Catalytic Formation of Alcohols, Amines, Amides, Imines and Esters under Mild Conditions (No. T4-1551)

    A team of researchers headed by Prof. David Milstein at the Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS), have developed a novel set of manganese, ruthenium, and related borohydride complexes (Pincer-type). ... Read more
    Extension Service David Milstein

    David Milstein

    Faculty of Chemistry

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