Event Library



The Brayton Battery

Lecture presented by: Prof. Robert B. Laughlin
Date: February 16, 2018
Location: Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Perak, Malaysia

In his lecture, Prof. Laughlin describes a thermal heat-pump grid storage technology based on closed-cycle Brayton engine transfers of heat from a cryogenic storage fluid to molten solar salt. Prof. Laughlin describes a thermal heat-pump grid storage

Optical microscopy: the resolution revolution

Lecture presented by: Prof. Stefan Hell
Date: November 8, 2017
Location: Czech Technical University, Prague

With optical microscopy, the resolution-limiting role of diffraction is overcome, and the interior of transparent samples, such as living cells and tissues, can be imaged at the nanoscale. Throughout the 20th century it was widely accepted that