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Interest in tandem solar cells heats up

For decades, silicon solar cells have been used to convert energy from sunlight into electricity. However, recent improvements in perovskite alternatives are moving tandem devices—made of both silicon and perovskite—closer ...

dateJun 13, 2018 in Energy & Green Tech
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Nanowires for sustainable, renewable energy

Recent studies have revealed that semiconductor nanowires offer unique advantages for a wide range of applications. An EU-funded project is breaking new ground in the move towards sustainable and efficient energy harvesting ...

dateJun 13, 2018 in Nanophysics
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From sea urchin skeleton to solar cell

Researchers at AMOLF have found a way of making calcium carbonate structures suitable for use in electronics. They do this by modifying the composition of the material so that it becomes a semiconductor without losing its ...

dateJun 05, 2018 in Materials Science
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