PPPL's Ninaad Desai PPPL Engineer Desai Goes from Power Supplies to Art

Ninaad Desai, an electrical engineer at the DOE Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), spends half her time carrying out short-circuit analysis of the Laboratory’s power equipment, and the other half overseeing the controls of the experimental power systems for the National Spherical Torus Experiment (NSTX), a fusion device.

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Precision-crafted nanoparticles could enable photovoltaic cells to harness a much bigger chunk of the sun’s energy. Nanoparticle breakthrough could improve solar cells

The sun may soon power many more homes and appliances, thanks to chemists at Idaho National Laboratory and Idaho State University. They have invented a way to manufacture highly precise, uniform nanoparticles to order.

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DOE Pulse
  • Number 298  |
  • October 26, 2009