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Light can 'heal' defects in some solar cells

A family of compounds known as perovskites, which can be made into thin films with many promising electronic and optical properties, has been a hot research topic in recent years. But although these materials could potentially ...

dateMay 24, 2016 in Materials Science
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Simpler processing improves solar cells

By simplifying the process used to make a promising type of solar cell, A*STAR researchers have also improved the device's performance. The discovery may lead to better manufacturing methods for the commercialization of solar ...

dateMay 18, 2016 in Materials Science
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Changes in solar cell technology

A laser-based manufacturing process from the Fraunhofer ISE in Freiburg, Germany is revolutionizing the photovoltaics market. For the first time point-contacted solar cells can be manufactured in series. Several million cells ...

dateMay 11, 2016 in Energy & Green Tech
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