October 16, 2013, No comments

Surprising result: Graphene retains its properties even when coated with silicon. Graphene has extreme conductivity and is completely transparent while being inexpensive and nontoxic. This makes it a perfect candidate […]


Livermore Makes Breakthrough in Solar Materials Research

September 30, 2013, No comments

The use of plasmonic black metals could someday provide a pathway to more efficient photovoltaics (PV) — the use of solar panels containing phot ...


Polymer Solar Cells Energy-Conversion Records

February 24, 2012, No comments

In the effort to convert sunlight into electricity, photovoltaic solar cells that use conductive organic polymers for light absorption and conversion ...


Gold Nanoparticles boost Solar Efficiency

August 24, 2011, No comments

In the world of solar energy, organic photovoltaic solar cells have a wide range of potential applications, but they are still considered an upstart. ...

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    Breakthroughs in Solar Energy Efficiency
    August 10, 2011, 1 Comment

    Bandgap Engineering, a developer of silicon nanowire solutions, announced today that it had secured a pair of patents representing significant breakthroughs in solar energy conversion efficiency and cost. The new […]

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    Progress on Research of Polymer Solar Cells
    July 27, 2011, No comments

    The Institute of Polymer Optoelectronic Materials & Devices, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, in close collaboration with the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, […]

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    New Thin Film Solar Processing System
    July 15, 2011, No comments

    After the successful launch in Munich (Germany), SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES AG (SINGULUS) provides information about the enhanced wet-chemical processing system for thin film solar VITRUM GEN 2 at the Intersolar North […]