First all-carbon solar cell
(Phys.org)—Stanford University scientists have built the first solar cell made entirely of carbon, a promising alternative to the expensive materials used in photovoltaic devices today.
Large sheets of graphene film produced for transparent electrodes (w/ Video)
Quantum dot LEDs get brighter, more efficient
Nanometer Graphene Makes Novel OLEDs Display
Researchers at Stanford University have successfully developed brand new concept of organic lighting-emitting diodes (OLEDs) with a few nanometer of graphene as transparent conductor. This paved the way for ...
A roadmap for graphene
Wonder material graphene could not only dominate the electronic market in the near future, it could also lead to a huge range of new markets and novel applications, a landmark University of Manchester paper ...
Transparent electronics from graphene-based electrodes (w/ Video)
Flexible, transparent electronics are closer to reality with the creation of graphene-based electrodes at Rice University.
Transparent Carbon Nanotube Films Likely Successor to ITO for Commercial Applications
GraphExeter defies the Achilles heel of 'wonder material' graphene
A resilience to extreme conditions by the most transparent, lightweight and flexible material for conducting electricity could help revolutionise the electronic industry, according to a new study.
Engineer pursues biological solar power
A Binghamton University engineering researcher designed a biological solar cell that's a million times more effective than current technology. Preliminary data on Seokheun "Sean" Choi's next advancement is ...
Organic ternary data storage device developed
Will carbon nanotubes replace indium tin oxide?
Stronger, better solar cells: Graphene research on the cusp of new energy capabilities
(Phys.org) —There remains a lot to learn on the frontiers of solar power research, particularly when it comes to new advanced materials which could change how we harness energy.
Copper nanowires offer an efficient, inexpensive approach to solar energy harvesting
Copper adorns the Statue of Liberty, makes sturdy, affordable wiring, and helps our bodies absorb iron. Now, researchers at Duke University would like to use copper to transform sunlight and water into a ...
Flexible, light solar cells: Researchers develop a new approach using graphene sheets coated with nanowires
MIT researchers have produced a new kind of photovoltaic cell based on sheets of flexible graphene coated with a layer of nanowires. The approach could lead to low-cost, transparent and flexible solar cells ...