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Thin Film Photovoltaics

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High efficiency solar power conversion allowed by a novel composite

High efficiency solar power conversion allowed by a novel composite

Apr 16, 2018 Canada
A composite thin film developed at INRS improves significantly solar cells' power conversion efficiency.
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Double perovskites in environmentally friendly solar cells

Double perovskites in environmentally friendly solar cells

Apr 13, 2018 Sweden
A further step has been taken along the road to manufacturing solar cells from lead-free perovskites. High quality films based on double perovskites, which show promising photovoltaic properties, have been developed.
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Perovskite solar cell application in office buildings

Perovskite solar cell application in office buildings

Jan 23, 2018 Poland
Skanska's commercial development business unit in Central Eastern Europe will be the first developer worldwide to cover office buildings with semi-transparent perovskite solar cells on a commercial scale.
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Atomically thin perovskites boost for future electronics

Atomically thin perovskites boost for future electronics

Jan 3, 2018 Japan
WPI-MANA has developed the world's highest performance dielectric nanofilms using atomically thin perovskites. This technology may revolutionize the next-generation of electronics.
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Photovoltaics: Light absorption can be enhanced by up to 200 percent

Photovoltaics: Light absorption can be enhanced by up to 200 percent

Nov 20, 2017 Germany
Nanostructures optimize light absorption in black butterflies - principle can be transferred to photovoltaics for improving light harvesting in thin-film solar cells.
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Ultra-thin concrete roof with thin-film photovoltaics

Ultra-thin concrete roof with thin-film photovoltaics

Oct 17, 2017 Switzerland
A prototype for an ultra-thin, sinuous concrete roof using innovative design and fabrication methods. A second, exterior layer of the concrete sandwich structure encloses the roof, onto which thin-film photovoltaic cells are installed.
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Record stability for perovskite solar cells

Record stability for perovskite solar cells

Oct 6, 2017 Switzerland
Scientists have greatly improved the operational stability of perovskite solar cells by introducing cuprous thiocyanate protected by a thin layer of reduced graphene oxide.
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World record solar cells for "move"

World record solar cells for "move"

Sep 29, 2017 Switzerland
Swiss start-up Flisom is ready for the global market: the company, a spin-off from ETH Zürich and Empa, has developed a unique roll-to-roll process for the cost-effective production of flexible and highly efficient thin-film solar modules.
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Semitransparent and flexible solar cells

Semitransparent and flexible solar cells

Sep 28, 2017 Japan
Researchers have developed an innovative method for fabricating semitransparent and flexible solar cells with atomically thin 2D materials.
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A simple additive to improve film quality

A simple additive to improve film quality

Sep 22, 2017 Saudi Arabia
Thin films for use in solar cells are more effective when simple chemicals called glycol ethers are added to the film-forming mix.
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A solar cell you can put in the wash

A solar cell you can put in the wash

Sep 21, 2017 Japan
Scientists have developed a new type of ultra-thin photovoltaic device, coated on both sides with stretchable and waterproof films, which can continue to provide electricity from sunlight even after being soaked in water or being stretched and compressed.