The electronics field of ovonics
was named after Ovshinsky, who owned over 200 patents and has been described as a '[Thomas] Edison of our age'.
The five most promising companies for the future are First Solar, Sharp, Calyxo (Q-Cells), United Solar Ovonics
) en un auto Prius hibrido a celdas de combustible, con hidrogeno almacenado en forma de hidruros.
Hart says that the nickel-metal-hydride battery made in the 1990s by Ovonics
that went into the EV1 was "as good as they claim," capable of a 100-mile range.
Thanks to pioneering work by Steve Heckeroth, a MOTHER EARTH NEWS contributing editor and the director of building-integrated photovoltaics for Energy Conversion Devices (ECD) Ovonics
, thin-film PV is now available in easily shippable, 16-inch-wide rolls.
United Solar Ovonic
, building on technology invented and pioneered by ECD Ovonics
, is the world leader in thin-film amorphous photovoltaics.
Ovshinsky, president and chief scientist and technologist of the company, which also calls itself ECD Ovonics
; www.ovonic.com; Rochester Hills, MI), says his firm has developed a nanocontrol device that has the potential to replace transistors.
), a company with a portfolio of alternative energy solutions that includes nickel metal hydride batteries, hydride storage materials and fuel cell technology, recently announced its financial results for the third quarter ended March 31, reporting a quarterly net loss of $5.6 million, or 17 cents per share, compared to a net loss of $11.3 million, or 39 cents per share, for the same period last year.
Energy Conversion Devices Inc (ECD Ovonics
) (Nasdaq:ENER) announced on Wednesday (28 December) that its 39.5%-owned joint venture Ovonyx Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd have entered into a long-term license agreement under Ovonyx intellectual property relating to Ovonic
Universal Memory (OUM) thin-film semiconductor memory technology.
, (NASDAQ:ENER), Rochester Hills, has announced that United Solar Ovonic
, its wholly owned subsidiary, has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Tianjin Jinneng Investment Company (TJIC) to form a joint venture to establish a 25-megawatt (MW) thin-film triple-junction amorphous silicon photovoltaic module manufacturing operation in Tianjin, the People's Republic of China.