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Title: Excited About Excitons (A "Life at the Frontiers of Energy Research" contest entry from the 2011 Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) Summit and Forum)

"Excited about Excitons" was submitted by the Center for Excitonics (CE) to the "Life at the Frontiers of Energy Research" video contest at the 2011 Science for Our Nation's Energy Future: Energy Fronmore »tier Research Centers (EFRCs) Summit and Forum. Twenty-six EFRCs created short videos to highlight their mission and their work. This video was selected as one of five winners by a distinguished panel of judges for its "outstanding portrayal of young scientists". The Center for Excitonics (CE), an EFRC directed by Marc Baldo at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a partnership of scientists from three institutions: MIT (lead), Brookhaven National Laboratory, and Harvard University. The Office of Basic Energy Sciences in the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science established the 46 Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) in 2009. These collaboratively-organized centers conduct fundamental research focused on 'grand challenges' and use-inspired 'basic research needs' recently identified in major strategic planning efforts by the scientific community. The overall purpose is to accelerate scientific progress toward meeting the nation's critical energy challenges. The mission of the Center for Excitonics (CE) is 'to understand the transport of charge carriers in synthetic disordered systems, which hold promise as new materials for conversion of solar energy to electricity and electrical energy storage.' Research topics are: solar photovoltaic, photonic, solid state lighting, photosynthesis, novel materials synthesis, charge transport, defect tolerant materials, scalable processing, and self-assembly.« less
Title: Excited About Excitons (A "Life at the Frontiers of Energy Research" contest entry from the 2011 Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) Summit and Forum)
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Publication Date: 2011-05-01
OSTI Identifier: 1027631
Other Number(s): TRN: US201122%%726
Resource Type: Multimedia
Resource Relation: Related Information: Learn more about the Center for Excitonics at http://science.energy.gov/bes/efrc/centers/ce/. See "Life at the Frontiers of Energy Research" contest information, including link to all entries, at http://www.energyfrontier.us/video-contest. This video was made with the help of Greg Hren at Greg Hren photography.
Research Org: Massachusetts Inst. of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA (United States). Center for Excitonics (CE); Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), Upton, NY (United States); Harvard Univ., Boston, MA (United States)
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC) Office of Basic Energy Sciences (SC-22). Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC)
Subject: 14 SOLAR ENERGY ; 30 DIRECT ENERGY CONVERSION ; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE ; ENERGY ; ENERGY CONVERSION ; PLANNING ; RESEARCH PROGRAMS ; MIT ; CE ; BNL ; EFRC ; SCIENCE FOR OUR NATION'S ENERGY FUTURE ; EXCITONICS ; ELECTRONS ; SOLAR CELLS ; PHOTOVOLTAIC MATERIALS ; PHOTOSYNTHESIS ; SEMICONDUCTOR
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 0:03:00
System Entry Date: 2018-06-12