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A new type of transparent electrode that might find uses in solar cells, flexible displays for computers and consumer electronics and future "optoelectronic" circuits for sensors and information processing has been created.
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Scientists have shown that a single nanowire can concentrate the sunlight up to 15 times of the normal sun light intensity.
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A geometrically-patterned light scattering layer designed by McCormick researchers could make solar cells more efficient and less expensive.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 19, 2013, 12:57
Researchers from Lund University say it really is possible to use nanowires to manufacture more efficient and cheaper solar cells.
Last Updated: Saturday, October 13, 2012, 10:17
Researchers have developed a new transparent solar cell - an advance toward giving windows in homes and other buildings the ability to generate electricity while still allowing people to see outside.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 02, 2012, 20:58
A new solar technology developed by researchers at RTI International could make solar energy more affordable, and thus speed-up its market adoption.
Last Updated: Monday, July 30, 2012, 13:03
Researchers have made a breakthrough in the development of colloidal quantum dot (CQD) films, leading to the most efficient CQD solar cell ever.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 21, 2012, 14:14
UCLA researchers have created a new transparent solar cell – a breakthrough towards giving windows in homes and other buildings the ability to generate electricity while still allowing people to see outside.
Last Updated: Saturday, April 28, 2012, 12:42
Researchers have used microscopic folds on the surface of photovoltaic material to considerably increase the power output of flexible, low-cost solar cells.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 10, 2012, 18:37
Scientists have created solar cells so thin and flexible that they can be wrapped around a single strand of human hair.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 21, 2012, 16:16
A researcher is tapping windows in high-rise buildings to produce energy cheaply and more efficiently with transparent solar cells, a study reveals.
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A new study has suggested that as far as harvesting sun’s energy is concerned-solar cells beat plants.
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