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

'Light Matters' was submitted by the Center for Light-Material Interactions in Energy Conversion (LMI) to the 'Life at the Frontiers of Energy Research' video contest at the 2011 Science for Our Natiomore »n's Energy Future: Energy Frontier 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 'striking photography and visual impact'. LMI, an EFRC directed by Harry Atwater at the California Institute of Technology is a partnership of scientists from three institutions: CalTech (lead), University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 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 Light-Material Interactions in Energy Conversion is 'to tailor the morphology, complex dielectric structure, and electronic properties of matter to sculpt the flow of sunlight, enabling light conversion to electrical and chemical energy with unprecedented efficiency.' Research topics are: catalysis (imines hydrocarbons), solar photovoltaic, solar fuels, photonic, solid state lighting, metamaterial, optics, phonons, thermal conductivity, solar electrodes, photsynthesis, CO{sub 2} (convert), greenhouse gas, and matter by design.« less
Title: Light Matters (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: 1027633
Other Number(s): TRN: US201122%%728
Resource Type: Multimedia
Resource Relation: Related Information: Learn more about LMI at http://science.energy.gov/bes/efrc/centers/lmi/. See "Life at the Frontiers of Energy Research" contest information, including link to all entries, at http://www.energyfrontier.us/video-contest.
Research Org: Office of Science Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs)
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC) Office of Basic Energy Sciences (SC-22)
Subject: 14 SOLAR ENERGY ; 30 DIRECT ENERGY CONVERSION ; ENERGY ; ENERGY CONVERSION ; PLANNING ; RESEARCH PROGRAMS ; Video ; Catalysis (imines, hydrocarbons) ; Solar photovoltaic ; Solar fuels ; Photonic ; Solid state lighting ; Metamaterial ; Optics ; Phonons ; Thermal conductivity ; Solar electrodes ; Photosynthesis ; CO2 (convert) ; Greenhouse gas ; Matter by design
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 0:03:00
System Entry Date: 2016-01-27