A solar cell is basically a semiconductor, which converts sunlight into electricity, sandwiched between metal contacts that carry the electrical current.
Nov 25, 2015 in Nanophysics
Quantum process increases the number of electrons produced when light strikes a metal-dielectric interface
Researchers at MIT and elsewhere have found a way to significantly boost the energy that can be harnessed from sunlight, a finding that could lead to better solar cells or light detectors.
Nov 05, 2015 in General Physics