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2012-11-19 02:20:02

A*STAR's Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE) and Cima NanoTech, a US multinational company, have signed an agreement to jointly work on new sustainable nanomaterials,

2012-11-12 13:06:32

How can solar energy be stored so that it can be available any time, day or night, when the sun shining or not?

Scientists Make Solar Cells Out Of Carbon
2012-11-01 04:39:42

Scientists from Stanford University report in the journal ACS Nano that they have created the first solar cell made entirely out of carbon.

OPV Cells With High Electric Potential For Portable Electronics
2012-10-11 13:04:17

A new breakthrough in solar technology means portable electronic devices such as e-book readers could soon be re-charged on the move in low light levels and partial shading. Scientists from the University of Warwick, in collaboration with spin-out company Molecular Solar, have created an organic solar cell that generates a sufficiently high voltage to recharge a lithium-ion battery directly, without the need to connect multiple individual cells in series. Modules of these high voltage cells...

Black Silicon Used To Make Solar Cells
2012-10-09 16:01:15

Solar cells convert three-quarters of the energy contained in the Sun‘s spectrum into electricity – yet the infrared spectrum is entirely lost in standard solar cells.

How Solvent Mixtures Affect Organic Solar Cell Structure Revealed
2012-10-04 15:54:25

Controlling “mixing” between acceptor and donor layers, or solar cell domains, in polymer-based solar cells could increase their efficiency, according to a team of researchers that included physicists from North Carolina State University.

2012-09-27 22:18:45

In the medium term, an investment of only $2500 in photovoltaic cells would suffice to provide more than enough electricity for the consumption of a four people household.


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