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First trials for proof-of-concept fabric

We have started developing our proof-of-concept with fiber optic threads to approximate our solar fiber. To give you an idea of how it might be used once development is completed. Working with this fiber is difficult, is breaks very quickly. So here are a view examples of what we have tried so far. To see […]

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Solar Fiber presenting at GOGBOT, PICNIC and Discovery Festival

The month of september will be a busy month for the team behind Solar Fiber. At these festivals we plan to present our first working prototypes of a Solar Fiber textile. The second step in the quest to make every sunlit surface on earth energy harvesting! The agenda: GOGBOT, Enschede, 6-9 september 2012 An art, […]

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Research on Photovoltaic @Cimtec, Italy

Marina Toeters had the pleasure to attend the Cimtec conference “Smart Materials, Structures and Systems” in Montecatini Terme, on June 10 till 14, 2012. Here she had the chance to meet different institutes that work on photovoltaic material like the University of Giessen Germany. Other adressed topics (amongst others): Textile sensors Oled in fiber-shape/size Shape […]

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A night of art and science 2012

We were invited participate in De Nacht van Kunst en Wetenschap (Night of Art and Science) in Groningen, the Netherlands.  Aniela Hoitink and Ralf Jacobs presented our idea in the University Library on 2 June 2012.  

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