Imagine plugging your phone into your jacket to charge it up or recharging your electric car just by leaving it in a sunny parking lot.
Associate Professor Jayan Thomas teaches nanotechnology at the University of Central Florida. He is working on a filament that can store the energy of the sun and could one day be woven into clothing or coat the roof of a car.
To demonstrate how his project might work, Thomas had to learn how to use some old technology – a loom.
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