On a clear day: Noise-induced quantum coherence increases photosynthetic yield
Multijunction solar cell could exceed 50% efficiency goal
Synergistic effect discovered in layered quantum dot solar cells
New two-dimensional semiconductor has ideal band gap for solar harvesting
'Superstructured' solar cells achieve record efficiency of 10.9%
Inverted polymer solar cell efficiency sets world record
Dopant gives graphene solar cells highest efficiency yet
Blunt nanostructures could make high-efficiency solar cells easier to fabricate
Quantum dots with built-in charge boost solar cell efficiency by 50%
Researchers improve efficiency of low-cost solar cells
Silicon nanohole solar cells aim to make photovoltaics cost-competitive
Self-cooling solar cells boost power, last longer
Scientists may have overcome one of the major hurdles in developing high-efficiency, long-lasting solar cells—keeping them cool, even in the blistering heat of the noonday Sun.
Researchers achieve higher solar-cell efficiency with zinc-oxide coating
(Phys.org) —Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas have achieved the highest efficiency ever in a 9 millimeter-squared solar cell made of gallium arsenide. After coating the cufflink-sized ...
High-temperature plasmonics eyed for solar, computer innovation
(Phys.org) —New "plasmonic metamaterials" that operate at high temperatures could radically improve solar cell performance and bring advanced computer data storage technology that uses heat to record information ...