Mapping the Energetic Landscape of Solar Cells

A new spectroscopic method visualizes the energetic landscape inside solar cells based on organic materials

4Jet and RWTH Jointly Develop a Solar Racing Car

Racing team will participate in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge

Stabilizing Black Perovskites for Solar Cells

By binding a thin film of perovskite solar cells to a sheet of glass, the cells can maintain their desired black state

Dramatic Increase in Solar Cell Output

Collecting two electrons from each photon could break through theoretical solar-cell efficiency limit

Photovoltaic Nanotubes

Novel kind of nanotube could improve solar power and imaging technology

Laser Experiment Reveals Efficiency Loss of Photocathodes

For copper oxide losses hardly occur at the interfaces with platinum, but instead in the crystal itself

Chirality Yields Colossal Photocurrent

Unique Weyl semimetal delivers largest intrinsic conversion of light to electricity

High Potential of Thin-Film PV

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

Annihilation With Spiraling Electrons

New approach could lead to advances in lighting and solar cells

Extremely Efficient Thin-Film Tandem Cell

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