New Glass Shows Switchable Opacity

Nanoscale structures enable smart glass that switches from hazy to clear in presence of water

New Way to Thinner Photodiodes

Increasing the stability and performance of photodiodes using cubic perovskite nanocrystals

Ionic Solar Cell Desalinates Water

Device directly converts sunlight into ionic electricity for direct solar desalination of salt water

A Stacked Color Sensor

Depending on the composition perovskites can absorb part of the light, but remain transparent for the rest of the spectrum

Butterfly Wing Inspires Photovoltaics

Light absorption can be enhanced by up to 200 percent with optimized nanostructures

Light Changes Shape of Perovskites

Robust and stable photostriction of perovskite for next-generation optoelectronic devices

More Efficient Perovskite-LED

CVD allows better control of the growth process and the size of the grains

Solar Glasses Generate Solar Power

Semitransparent organic solar cells power a microprocessor

Atomic Movie of Perovskite Solar Cells

Ultrafast electron camera captures surprising atomic motions in these next-generation materials

More Solar Power with Singlet Fission

Photonic process increases the efficiency of organic solar cells