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Gen-next smart solar windows could produce electricity

The scientists made the discovery while investigating the phase transition of the material, an inorganic perovskite.

Jan 24, 2018, 18:57 PM IST

New 'smart' windows go from clear to dark in one minute

Smart windows already being sold, such as those used on airlines, are made of materials, such as tungsten oxide, that change colour when charged with electricity.

Aug 10, 2017, 16:51 PM IST

Novel material offers cheap alternative to smart windows

The team analysed the light-transmitting properties of a simple block of PDMS -- a widely used rubbery, transparent polymer. 

Jan 22, 2016, 16:43 PM IST

Soon, smart windows to control heat and light

Researchers are developing new smart windows that could allow people to control the heat and sunlight entering their houses.

Jul 23, 2015, 17:56 PM IST

Soon, see-through displays and smart windows

A newly developed transparent light shutter may pave the way for see-through displays and smart windows, scientists say.

Apr 29, 2015, 18:13 PM IST

See-through displays and 'smart' windows soon

Scientists have developed transparent light shutters that may soon pave the way for see-through displays and "smart" windows.

Apr 29, 2015, 13:46 PM IST

Scientists unveil energy-generating window

Scientists in China said today they had designed a "smart" window that can both save and generate energy, and may ultimately reduce heating and cooling costs for buildings.

Oct 24, 2013, 22:23 PM IST