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The structure-performance of bulk-heterojunction organic solar cells

Seeing photovoltaic devices in a new light

Seeing photovoltaic devices in a new light

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Osaka, Japan (SPX) Jul 06, 2022. Scientists from the Institute for Open and Transdisciplinary Research Initiatives at Osaka University discovered a new feature of solar cells made from antimony sulfiodide:sulfide composite they termed the wavelength-dependent photovoltaic effect (WDPE).

A low temperature nanoparticle ink

A low temperature nanoparticle ink

a day ago

A simple and versatile nanoparticle ink could help next-generation perovskite solar cells to be printed at scale and become the dominant force in commercial photovoltaics.

Pivoting on greenhouse gas regulation

Pivoting on greenhouse gas regulation

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Moreover, this price gap will only continue to grow. Fossil fuels are finite and must be extracted from the ground, transported, and burned. In the long run, there is little doubt that renewable energy will drive fossil fuels from the marketplace.

Increasing efficiency of solar cells with more light absorption capacity

Increasing efficiency of solar cells with more light absorption capacity

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Daegu, South Korea (SPX) Jul 01, 2022. On the 11th (Wednesday), DGIST announced that the research team led by Professor Choi Jong-min of the Department of Energy Engineering at DGIST (President: Kuk Yang) enhanced light absorption capacities and photocurrent generation of solar cells by implementing a nano-structured electrode on the back of the perovskite quantum dot solar cell, which is in the limelight as a next-generation solar c.

China looks set to build space solar power station

China looks set to build space solar power station

13 days ago

Xian, China (SPX) Jun 23, 2022. China has made a milestone advance in its effort to build a solar power station in space to convert the sunlight in outer space into an electrical supply to drive the satellites in orbits or transmit power back to the Earth.

Towards indoor lighting-powered thin-film, flexible solar cells with piezophototronics

Towards indoor lighting-powered thin-film, flexible solar cells with piezophototronics

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Kyoto, Japan (SPX) Jun 10, 2022. In 2010, a research team led by Professor Zhong Lin Wang at Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, showed that the use of piezoelectric materials (materials that generate electrical energy on applying mechanical strain) could improve the performance of optoelectronic devices - devices that convert light into electricity (e.g. solar cells) or electricity into light (e.g. light-emitting diodes or L.

New polymer property could boost accessible solar power

New polymer property could boost accessible solar power

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Urbana IL (SPX) Jun 07, 2022. Lightweight as a window cling and replicable as a newspaper, organic solar cells are emerging as a viable solution for the nation's growing energy demand. Their discovery could help.