Multijunction solar cell could exceed 50% efficiency goal
Inverted polymer solar cell efficiency sets world record
On a clear day: Noise-induced quantum coherence increases photosynthetic yield
New two-dimensional semiconductor has ideal band gap for solar harvesting
'Superstructured' solar cells achieve record efficiency of 10.9%
Dopant gives graphene solar cells highest efficiency yet
Synergistic effect discovered in layered quantum dot solar cells
Blunt nanostructures could make high-efficiency solar cells easier to fabricate
Quantum dots with built-in charge boost solar cell efficiency by 50%
New connection between stacked solar cells can handle energy of 70,000 suns
(Phys.org) —North Carolina State University researchers have come up with a new technique for improving the connections between stacked solar cells, which should improve the overall efficiency of solar ...
New materials yield record efficiency polymer solar cells
Researchers from North Carolina State University and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology have found that temperature-controlled aggregation in a family of new semi-conducting polymers is the key ...
Hybrid materials could smash the solar efficiency ceiling
(Phys.org) —A new method for transferring energy from organic to inorganic semiconductors could boost the efficiency of widely used inorganic solar cells.
Researchers use liquid inks to create better solar cells
(Phys.org) —The basic function of solar cells is to harvest sunlight and turn it into electricity. Thus, it is critically important that the film that collects the light on the surface of the cell is designed ...
LEDs made from 'wonder material' perovskite
(Phys.org) —Colourful LEDs made from a material known as perovskite could lead to LED displays which are both cheaper and easier to manufacture in future.