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Students print their way to new and powerful supercapacitors

Students print their way to new and powerful supercapacitors

Jun 20, 2017 Netherlands
Student have tripled the specific capacitance of nitrogen-doped carbons: new materials with potential applications in fast energy storage.
Highly crystalline organic-inorganic perovskite films for solar cells

Highly crystalline organic-inorganic perovskite films for solar cells

May 30, 2017 Russia
A new method allows scientists to obtain highly crystalline organic-inorganic perovskite films for solar cells.
Printed, flexible and rechargeable battery can power wearable sensors

Printed, flexible and rechargeable battery can power wearable sensors

May 26, 2017 United States
Nanoengineers have developed the first printed battery that is flexible, stretchable and rechargeable. The zinc batteries could be used to power everything from wearable sensors to solar cells and other kinds of electronics.
Printable solar cells just got a little closer

Printable solar cells just got a little closer

Feb 24, 2017 Canada
This alternative solar technology could lead to low-cost, printable solar panels capable of turning nearly any surface into a power generator.
Squishy supercapacitors bathed in green tea could power wearables

Squishy supercapacitors bathed in green tea could power wearables

Feb 20, 2017 India
Wearable electronics are here — the most prominent versions are sold in the form of watches or sports bands. But soon, more comfortable products could become available in softer materials made in part with an unexpected ingredient: green tea.
Research pinpoints promise of polycrystalline perovskites

Research pinpoints promise of polycrystalline perovskites

Feb 6, 2017 United States
A team of scientists determined that surface recombination limits the performance of polycrystalline perovskite solar cells.
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Carbonics introduces first ZEBRA carbon-on-silicon solution

Carbonics introduces first ZEBRA carbon-on-silicon solution

Jan 13, 2017 1 United States
Carbonics, Inc has launched its ZEBRA carbon-on-silicon technology for radio frequency components and devices in the rapidly expanding wireless, communications, defense and aerospace markets.
Method takes material out of theory and makes it into a real electrode

Method takes material out of theory and makes it into a real electrode

Jan 3, 2017 United States
A little sodium goes a long way. At least that's the case in carbon-based energy technology.
Solved: mystery holding back development of next-gen solar cells

Solved: mystery holding back development of next-gen solar cells

Dec 23, 2016 United Kingdom
Scientists have identified an unexpected cause of poor performance in a new class of flexible and cheap solar cells, bringing them closer to market.
Enfucell exceed crowd funding target with 137% funding

Enfucell exceed crowd funding target with 137% funding

Nov 14, 2016 Finland
Enfucell, a developer and licensor of printed battery technology, has exceed its crowd funding target of 300,000 Euros by raising over 400,000 Euros.
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ADPV signs joint development contract with Solliance

ADPV signs joint development contract with Solliance

Oct 28, 2016 Netherlands
Solliance is pleased to announce that ADPV Limited has signed a Joint development contract with Solliance concerning the development of two-step electroplated CIGS modules.