Skip to main content
Email Print Share

News From the Field

Researchers Develop a Path to Liquid Solar Cells That Can Be Printed Onto Surfaces

April 25, 2012

chemistry graphic Scientists at University of Southern California have developed a potential pathway to cheap, stable solar cells made from nanocrystals so small, they can exist as a liquid ink and be painted or printed onto clear surfaces. Full Story

University of Southern California

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency that supports fundamental research and education across all fields of science and engineering. In fiscal year (FY) 2016, its budget is $7.5 billion. NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and other institutions. Each year, NSF receives more than 48,000 competitive proposals for funding and makes about 12,000 new funding awards. NSF also awards about $626 million in professional and service contracts yearly.

 Get News Updates by Email 

Useful NSF Web Sites:
NSF Home Page:
NSF News:
For the News Media:
Science and Engineering Statistics:
Awards Searches: