Chemistry and Nanoscience Research Areas
NREL's chemistry and nanoscience research develops and demonstrates the key enabling science and technology for functional materials and processing for clean energy as well as hydrogen at scale.
NREL’s primary research in chemistry and nanoscience includes the following research areas:
Radical organic batteries
Quantum dot solar cells
Excitons to charge carrier in molecular and nanoscale systems
Manufacturing for Energy Applications
Atmospheric processing tool
Center for Advanced Solar Photophysics
The Chemistry and Nanoscience Center is part of the Materials, Chemical, and Computational Science directorate, led by Associate Laboratory Director Bill Tumas.