News - 14 May 2014
Demand for gallium is forecast to rise rapidly between 2014 and 2020 as general lighting moves away from incandescent and fluorescent lamps to light-emitting diodes (LEDs). This strong growth is not,...
News - 3 Nov 2010
A new material with a split personality -- part superconductor, part metal -- has been observed by a Princeton University-led research team.
The discovery may have implications for the development...
News - 22 Jul 2009
Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq: NANO), a leading supplier of advanced process control metrology systems used primarily in the manufacturing of semiconductors, solar photovoltaics and high-brightness...
News - 17 Feb 2009
New, less costly solar cell materials can meet energy demand without depleting resources, study finds.
Unconventional solar cell materials that are as abundant but much less costly than...
News - 20 Jul 2022
In a paper recently published in the open-access journal Energies, researchers reviewed and presented modern developments in the end-of-life (EOL) photovoltaic modules' (PVMs) recovery...
News - 16 Sep 2020
Although solar cells have advanced to a large extent, economical, thin film solar cells are yet to catch up with the more costly, crystalline solar cells in terms of efficiency.
Schematic of a...
News - 18 Aug 2022
A paper recently published in the journal ACS Applied Electronic Materials reviewed the use of iron disulfide/pyrite in solar cells to improve their efficiency.
Study: Iron Pyrite in...
News - 28 Oct 2016
Novel fiber coupling sample holder opens new opportunities for investigating spatial dependence of luminescence behavior
PicoQuant has released a new fiber coupling sample holder for the...
News - 6 Nov 2013
Empa scientists have developed a new technique for manufacturing high-efficiency, flexible, thin film solar cells from CIGS (copper indium gallium di-selenide) semiconductors. This has enabled them to...
News - 20 Sep 2011
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has certified that Stion has reached 14.1% efficiency in the production process of its thin film circuits measuring 65 x 165 cm.
The thin film...