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  • Spin controlled water electrolysis for efficient production of hydrogen (No. 1753)

    Scientist: Ron Naaman

    A team of researchers lead by Prof. Naaman have been investigating the CISS effect in different systems. They found that the high efficiency of many natural multiple electron reactions can also be attributed to spin alignment of the electrons involved.The present innovation looks at hydrogen production through water elec ... Read more
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  • PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF HALIDE PEROVSKITE ANDPEROVSKITE-RELATED MATERIALS (No. 1786)

    Scientist: David Cahen

    Perovskites are a class of crystalline materials that have in general a chemical formula of ABX3. Lead-halide hybrid organic-inorganic perovskites have recently emerged as highly efficient optoelectronic materials. Such materials are being intensively investigated and developed for photovoltaics (PV), photo detection, li ... Read more
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  • Novel CNT hybrids (No. 1809)

    Scientist: Boris Rybtchinski

    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. One of the leading solutions to this problem are CNT-based films, ex ... Read more
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  • PHOTOVOLTAIC DEVICES BASED ON GUIDED NANOWIRE ARRAYS (No. 1906)

    Scientist: Ernesto Joselevich

    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. Two major setbacks have been: (1) the ... Read more
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  • Extraction of gold from electronic waste and ores (No. 1910)

    Scientist: Igor Lubomirsky

    A method for selective extraction of gold has been developed at the Weizmann Institute. This method allows the efficient and environmentally benign recovery of gold that is currently discarded of in large quantities from electronic waste from household appliances, consumer electronic devices and industrial equipment.Prof ... Read more
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