SINTEF Materials and Chemistry


Plastic solar cells see the light of day

11.09.2014 In the future, you may be able to buy solar cells for your roof from a roll, by the metre.

More electricity from the sun

03.09.2014 Ultra-efficient solar cells, based on cheap materials, could be here in a few years.

Capturing false hormones

14.08.2014 They damage our ability to reproduce, and they pollute the natural environment. Yet chemicals known as hormone mimics can be found in consumer goods. Eventually they end up in our water. But we now have a way of capturing them.

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PlusUltra - Novel photoelectrocatalytic concepts for conversion of water, carbon dioxide, and nitrogen to fuels and chemicals

The PlusUltra project aims at providing new concepts for photoelectrocatalaytic conversion of H2O, CO2, and N2 to fuels, useful chemicals, and fertilizers using renewable energy.

CAPDESIGN - Encapsulation of polymeric healing agents in self-healing concrete: capsule design

We consider that € 40–120 million of the maintenance costs for concrete bridges, tunnels and retaining walls in the European Union could be saved by application of self-healing concrete.

ROP, Knowledge basis for repair contingency of pipelines

The overall objective of the present project is to establish basic knowledge on subsea hyperbaric repair welding and degradation of clad and lined pipes, as well as C-Mn steel, as studied by laboratory  experiments in combination with numerical modelling of processes and material properties...

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