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Flexible generators turn movement into energy

Flexible generators turn movement into energy

Printed Electronics World
May 30, 2019
Selenium improves thin film solar cells

Selenium improves thin film solar cells

The rows of blue solar panels that dot landscapes and rooftops are typically made out of crystalline silicon, the workhorse semiconductor found in virtually every electronic device.
Printed Electronics World
May 29, 2019
Graphene incorporated into fabric for washable, wearable power source

Graphene incorporated into fabric for washable, wearable power source

The devices could be used for flexible circuits, healthcare monitoring, energy conversion, and other applications.
Printed Electronics World
May 27, 2019
Highly Flexible High-energy Textile Lithium Battery

Highly Flexible High-energy Textile Lithium Battery

Researchers have developed a highly flexible, high-energy textile lithium battery that offers more stable, durable and safe energy supply for wearable electronics with a myriad of applications, such as in healthcare monitoring, intelligent textiles, smartphones, Global Positioning System (GPS) tracking and Internet of Things.
Printed Electronics World
May 24, 2019
Quantum dots enhance stability of solar-harvesting perovskite crystals

Quantum dots enhance stability of solar-harvesting perovskite crystals

Researchers have combined two emerging technologies for next-generation solar power — and discovered that each one helps stabilize the other. The resulting hybrid material is a major step toward reducing the cost of solar power while multiplying the ways it can be used.
Printed Electronics World
May 21, 2019
Cooling and heating patch serves as personal thermostat

Cooling and heating patch serves as personal thermostat

Engineers have developed a wearable patch that could provide personalized cooling and heating at home, work, or on the go.
Printed Electronics World
May 20, 2019
Washable, wearable battery-like devices woven directly into clothes

Washable, wearable battery-like devices woven directly into clothes

Washable, wearable 'batteries': based on cheap, safe and environmentally-friendly inks and woven directly into fabrics, have been developed.
Printed Electronics World
May 16, 2019
Fluoride radically improves the stability of perovskite solar cells

Fluoride radically improves the stability of perovskite solar cells

Researchers have discovered that adding a small amount of fluoride to perovskite leaves a protective layer, increasing stability of the materials and the solar cells significantly.
Printed Electronics World
May 13, 2019
Solar-powered hydrogen fuels a step closer

Solar-powered hydrogen fuels a step closer

A cheaper, cleaner and more sustainable way of making hydrogen fuel from water using sunlight is a step closer thanks to new research.
Printed Electronics World
May 7, 2019
Inorganic perovskite absorbers for use in thin-film solar cells

Inorganic perovskite absorbers for use in thin-film solar cells

Teams all over the world are working intensively on the development of perovskite solar cells. The focus is on what are known as metal-organic hybrid perovskites whose crystal structure is composed of inorganic elements such as lead and iodine as well as an organic molecule.
Printed Electronics World
May 30, 2019
Selenium improves thin film solar cells

Selenium improves thin film solar cells

The rows of blue solar panels that dot landscapes and rooftops are typically made out of crystalline silicon, the workhorse semiconductor found in virtually every electronic device.
Printed Electronics World
May 27, 2019
Highly Flexible High-energy Textile Lithium Battery

Highly Flexible High-energy Textile Lithium Battery

Researchers have developed a highly flexible, high-energy textile lithium battery that offers more stable, durable and safe energy supply for wearable electronics with a myriad of applications, such as in healthcare monitoring, intelligent textiles, smartphones, Global Positioning System (GPS) tracking and Internet of Things.
Printed Electronics World
May 21, 2019
Cooling and heating patch serves as personal thermostat

Cooling and heating patch serves as personal thermostat

Engineers have developed a wearable patch that could provide personalized cooling and heating at home, work, or on the go.
Printed Electronics World
May 16, 2019
Fluoride radically improves the stability of perovskite solar cells

Fluoride radically improves the stability of perovskite solar cells

Researchers have discovered that adding a small amount of fluoride to perovskite leaves a protective layer, increasing stability of the materials and the solar cells significantly.
Printed Electronics World
May 7, 2019
Inorganic perovskite absorbers for use in thin-film solar cells

Inorganic perovskite absorbers for use in thin-film solar cells

Teams all over the world are working intensively on the development of perovskite solar cells. The focus is on what are known as metal-organic hybrid perovskites whose crystal structure is composed of inorganic elements such as lead and iodine as well as an organic molecule.
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