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2012-08-01 10:28:13

GLEN ALLEN, Va., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry analyst firm NanoMarkets announces the release of its latest report on the emerging organic/printed logic and memory market, titled "Markets for OTFTs, OFETs and Organic Memory - 2012." The report analyzes the opportunities for materials, component, and device makers in the OTFT/OFET and organic nonvolatile memory (ONVM) value chain over the next eight years. NanoMarkets estimates that the total market value of OTFT/OFET and ONVM...

Solar Cells Could Produce Energy-Generating Windows
2012-07-22 06:34:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from a prominent California university have developed a new transparent solar cell that they say could be used to create windows which generate electricity. Writing in the journal ACS Nano, UCLA Materials Science and Engineering Professor Yang Yang and colleagues describe a polymer solar cell (PSC) which is capable of producing energy by absorbing primarily infrared light, not visible light. As such, this allows the...

2012-05-10 10:21:59

FARMINGTON, Conn., May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Global Information Inc. is pleased to announce two significant new renewable energy market forecasts in the growing field of organic photovoltaics (OPV). Organic Photovoltaics Technologies, Players and Forecasts 2012-2022New organic photovoltaics market research, Organic Photovoltaics Technologies, Players and Forecasts 2012-2022 by IDTechEx, estimates that the organic photovoltaics (OPV) market will explode by over 1300% by 2022, from a...

2012-05-08 06:25:51

GLEN ALLEN, Va., May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry analyst firm NanoMarkets announces the release of an updated market analysis and forecast for the organic photovoltaics market, "Opportunities in the Organic Photovoltaics Market - 2012." In the report NanoMarkets says that while the total market value of OPV modules at the application level has the potential to grow from about $90 million in 2012 to $215 million by 2015 and to over $700 million by 2019, the industry is facing a...

2012-04-24 22:44:28

Findings may offer clues to superior performance and guide synthesis of materials with improved properties Detailed studies of one of the best-performing organic photovoltaic materials reveal an unusual bilayer lamellar structure that may help explain the material's superior performance at converting sunlight to electricity and guide the synthesis of new materials with even better properties. The research, published in Nature Communications April 24, 2012, was conducted by scientists at...

2012-04-02 02:24:49

BERLIN, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Germany is investing EUR 410 million in printed electronics research between 2012 and 2015. The Federal Ministry of Education and Research recently extended its Photonics Research Germany program. Efforts to commercialize new technologies are also taking off. Just last month, Heliatek opened a new factory for the production of organic thin-film solar panels. "Printed electronics is generating research results and drawing investors to...

2012-03-20 16:58:06

Berkeley Lab Researchers Show the Way Forward for Improving Organic and Molecular Electronic Devices Future prospects for superior new organic electronic devices are brighter now thanks to a new study by researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)´s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). Working at the Lab´s Molecular Foundry, a DOE nanoscience center, the team has provided the first experimental determination of the pathways by which electrical charge is...

2012-02-16 07:16:00

GLEN ALLEN, Va., Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry analyst firm NanoMarkets has posted the slides from the firm's webinar on materials for transparent electronics. The webinar presented findings from the firm's recent report, "Transparent Electronics Markets 2012" that examined the market potential for transparent electronics. Persons interested in accessing the slides may do so at the following link: www.nanomarkets.net/Downloads/TEMWEBINAR021512.pdf About the Report: This...

2012-02-13 23:22:02

In the effort to convert sunlight into electricity, photovoltaic solar cells that use conductive organic polymers for light absorption and conversion have shown great potential. Organic polymers can be produced in high volumes at low cost, resulting in photovoltaic devices that are cheap, lightweight and flexible. In the last few years, much work has been done to improve the efficiency with which these devices convert sunlight into power, including the development of new materials, device...

New Solar Cell Grabs More Of The Sun's Energy
2012-02-09 04:24:13

New solar cells could increase the maximum efficiency of solar panels by over 25%, according to scientists from the University of Cambridge. Scientists from the Cavendish Laboratory, the University's Department of Physics, have developed a novel type of solar cell which could harvest energy from the sun much more efficiently than traditional designs. The research, published Feb 8 in the journal Nano Letters, could dramatically improve the amount of useful energy created by solar panels....