High Potential of Thin-Film PV

New white paper shows thin-film PV as key technology to drive global energy transition

Extremely Efficient Thin-Film Tandem Cell

Prototype of the new solar cell is made of perovskite and CIGSe semiconductors

Self-Assembling for Efficient Perovskite Solar Cells

With this new method extremely low material consumption is achieved

Iron-Complex Compounds for Solar Cells

Basis for tailoring the functionality of photoactive systems for light-harvesting applications

CW Line Laser for Large Area Material Refinement

Trends in Manufacturing: High performance technology made in Germany

Simulated Photonic Nanostructures

New method combines finite element simulations and clustering for the identification of photonic modes

Rough Optics for Better Solar Cells

New coating reduces reflections and brings more light into the absorbing layer without impairing its electronic properties

Loss Processes in Perovskite Solar Cells

Emitted photons were precisely recorded and analyzed using a hyperspectral CCD camera

27.3 %: World Record for Perovskite Solar Cells

Three teams present outstanding developments at World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion

Writing and Deleting Magnets With Lasers

Short laser pulses reversibly switch ferromagnetic ordering by exploiting a chemical order–disorder phase transition