Meta-transmitarray offers unprecedented control of light on subwavelength scales
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Blunt nanostructures could make high-efficiency solar cells easier to fabricate
Study raises questions on what causes silicon solar cell degradation
Solving the solar cell power conversion dilemma
Solar-powered process could decrease carbon dioxide to pre-industrial levels in 10 years
Scientists find errors in hypothesis linking solar flares to global temperature
Will carbon nanotubes replace indium tin oxide?
New mechanism of photoconduction could lead to next-generation excitonic devices
It's a well-known phenomenon in electronics: Shining light on a semiconductor, such as the silicon used in computer chips and solar cells, will make it more conductive. But now researchers have discovered ...
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 ...
Researchers at Super-Kamiokande report solar neutrino signal is slightly stronger at night (Update)
Research team finds that the ratio of component atoms vital to performance
There has been great interest in recent years in using tiny particles called quantum dots to produce low-cost, easily manufactured, stable photovoltaic cells. But, so far, the creation of such cells has been ...
Researchers explain magnetic field misbehavior in solar flares
When a solar flare filled with charged particles erupts from the sun, its magnetic fields sometime break a widely accepted rule of physics. The flux-freezing theorem dictates that the magnetic lines of force ...