Latest Thermophotovoltaic Stories
A new system from researchers at MIT looks use sunlight to heat a high-temperature material that then radiates an optimal wavelength of energy into a conventional photovoltaic cell.
Scientists have created a heat-resistant thermal emitter that could significantly improve the efficiency of solar cells.
Researchers at MIT say that they have discovered a way to generate electricity from the sun's light that uses solid-state devices.
Eclipsall announced today that the company has integrated selective emitter technology into its manufacturing process.
A designer metamaterial has shown it can engineer emitted "blackbody" radiation with an efficiency beyond the natural limits imposed by the material's temperature.
MEDFORD and SOMERVILLE, Mass., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Tom Vandervelde has been awarded an early-career award from the National Science Foundation for promising research on the conversion of heat to electricity. Vandervelde, the John A.