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
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 ...
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 ...