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Researchers uncover way to study ‘hot electrons’ — a step toward more efficient solar

Researchers uncover way to study ‘hot electrons’ — a step toward more efficient solar

June 16, 2020 at 1:46 pm 0 comments

Highly energetic, “hot” electrons have the potential to help solar panels more efficiently harvest light energy, but scientists haven’t been able to measure the energies of those electrons, limiting their use. Until now! Researchers at Purdue University and the University of Michigan have built a way to analyze them. “There haveRead More

New Tech Tuesday: Five universities (in three countries) team to advance PV technology research

New Tech Tuesday: Five universities (in three countries) team to advance PV technology research

October 8, 2019 at 8:09 am Comments are Disabled

A new research project spanning five universities in three countries and led by Arizona State University will work to improve solar cell technology and look into new uses for photovoltaic (PV) devices. ASU’s Quantum Energy and Sustainable Solar Technologies (QESST) Engineering Research Center will take the lead in the collaborativeRead More

Researchers improve efficiency of organic PV cells to 15 percent

Researchers improve efficiency of organic PV cells to 15 percent

February 22, 2016 at 4:00 pm Comments are Disabled

A patented breakthrough by researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology improves the efficiency of organic photovoltaic cells by 50 percent, and could someday provide a huge boost its viability to become a major source of solar energy. The researchers recently published their findings in the Journal of Applied Physics. Organic photovoltaicRead More