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2010-04-06 03:00:00

LONDON, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the solar power industry, Frost & Sullivan recognizes AZUR SPACE Solar Power GmbH (AZUR SPACE) with the "2009 World Solar Power Industry Growth Leadership Award." AZUR SPACE has carved a niche for itself in the field of space and terrestrial solar cell applications by providing high-performance solar cells. The company's Si and GaAs solar cells are renowned for their unmatched quality and efficiency rates. In fact, AZUR...

2010-03-22 11:28:24

Nanowire advances promise improved light-emitting diodes and solar-energy generation A recent advance by Arizona State University researchers in developing nanowires could lead to more efficient photovoltaic cells for generating energy from sunlight, and to better light-emitting diodes (LEDs) that could replace less energy-efficient incandescent light bulbs. Electrical engineers Cun-Zheng Ning and Alian Pan are working to improve quaternary alloy semiconductor nanowire materials. Nanowires...

2010-02-22 06:50:00

RED BANK, N.J., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Natcore Technology Inc. (TSX-V: NXT; OTC Pink Sheets: NTCXF) today announced that it has reached agreement with a consortium in China to form a joint venture company to develop and manufacture film-growth equipment and materials using Natcore's proprietary Liquid Phase Deposition (LPD) technology. The technology would be used in the production of solar cells. Natcore has signed a letter of intent with the Zhuzhou Hi-Tech Industrial...

2010-02-11 13:00:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it has built a solar cell -- where the key layer that absorbs most of the light for conversion into electricity, is made entirely of readily-available elements -- that set a new world record for efficiency and holds potential for enabling solar cell technology to produce more energy at a lower cost. Comprised of copper (Cu), tin (Sn), zinc (Zn), sulfur (S), and/or selenium (Se), the cell's power conversion...

2009-12-01 13:21:21

In a world first, a Monash University-led international research team has developed an innovative way to boost the output of the next generation of solar cells. Scientists at Monash University, in collaboration with colleagues from the universities of Wollongong and Ulm in Germany, have produced tandem dye-sensitized solar cells with a three-fold increase in energy conversion efficiency compared with previously reported tandem dye-sensitised solar cells. Lead researcher Dr Udo Bach, from...

2009-10-06 08:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, today announced that the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), a leading government laboratory pursuing research in photovoltaic devices, has adopted Synopsys' Sentaurus TCAD for simulating solar cell characteristics to improve performance. Photovoltaic technologies play...

2009-09-28 09:37:00

PHOENIX, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- RoseStreet Labs Energy, Inc. (RSLE) announced today a breakthrough demonstration of the first known Nitride/silicon tandem solar cell. Utilizing the same Nitride material technology as solid state lighting and blue lasers, RSLE fabricated and tested a working photovoltaic cell that couples a silicon solar cell with a Nitride Thin Film. This is a major milestone in RSLE's product roadmap to achieve substantially higher solar efficiencies than...

2009-09-16 09:53:31

PTB has for the first time made graphene visible on gallium arsenide "“ A successful combination of two unique electronic materials It is the marriage of two top candidates for the electronics of the future, both eccentric and extremely interesting: Graphene, one of the partners, is an extremely thin fellow and besides, very young. Not until 2004 was it possible to specifically produce and investigate the single layer of carbon atoms. Its electronic properties are remarkable, because,...

2009-08-28 12:16:00

SARASOTA, Fla. and BOLINGBROOK, Ill., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sunovia Energy Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SUNV) and its partner EPIR Technologies, Inc. announced today that they have completed the design and construction of a closed space sublimation (CSS) system for fabrication of polycrystalline cadmium telluride (CdTe) solar cell devices. According to Dr. Siva Sivananthan, founder and CEO of EPIR Technologies, "We now know that two-junction CdTe on silicon...

2009-07-22 08:30:00

SARASOTA, Fla. and BOLINGBROOK, Ill., July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Sunovia Energy Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SUNV) and its partner EPIR Technologies, Inc. announced today the United States Department of Energy has awarded a second contract to EPIR Technologies to provide improved infrared (IR) detectors to be used in a new generation of tools for the inspection and characterization of infrared materials and products. These advanced tools, known as Fourier transform infrared...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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