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
Organic solar cells more efficient with molecules face-to-face
(Phys.org) —New research from North Carolina State University and UNC-Chapel Hill reveals that energy is transferred more efficiently inside of complex, three-dimensional organic solar cells when the donor ...
Finding the mix: Solar cell efficiency a delicate balance
(Phys.org) —Research from North Carolina State University reveals that solar cell efficiency is based upon a delicate balance between the size and purity of the interior layers, or domains. These findings ...
Revolutionary solar cells double as lasers
Commercial silicon-based solar cells - such as those seen on the roofs of houses across the country - operate at about 20% efficiency for converting the Sun's rays into electrical energy. It's taken over ...