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Organic electronics can use power from socket

Organic light-emitting devices and printed electronics can be connected to a socket in the wall by way of a small, inexpensive organic converter, developed in a collaboration between Linköping University and Umeå University, ...

dateMar 21, 2017 in Materials Science
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Research improves solar cell performance

The team at SPECIFIC Innovation and Knowledge Centre at Swansea University's College of Engineering investigated Cu2ZnSn(S,Se)4 (CZTS) which is based on Earth-abundant-elements, has shown great potential as an alternative ...

dateMar 09, 2017 in Energy & Green Tech
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Toward 'greener,' inexpensive solar cells

Solar panels are proliferating across the globe to help reduce the world's dependency on fossil fuels. But conventional panels are not without environmental costs, too. Now scientists are reporting in the Journal of the American ...

dateSep 28, 2016 in Materials Science
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Ultrafast charge separation

Polymers are an exciting prospect for use in solar cells because their manufacture is cheap, easily processed at low temperatures and can be scaled up for industrial production. A key drawback is their relatively low power ...

dateJun 17, 2016 in Materials Science
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First semi-transparent perovskite modules

Nanoelectronics research center imec, partner in Solliance, presented today the first-ever semi-transparent perovskite PV-module, achieving power conversion efficiencies up to 12%. The technology enables for semi-transparent ...

dateMay 25, 2016 in Semiconductors
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