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A better way to harness the power of solar panels

A better way to harness the power of solar panels

A better approach to controlling the hardware that already exists.
Solar energy becomes biofuel without solar cell

Solar energy turns into biofuel without solar cells

It seems like soon we will be able to replace fossil fuels with a carbo-neutral product created from solar energy, carbon dioxide, and water. Cyanobacteria,...
Solar-Powered RoboBee X-Wing flies untethered/ Image: Harvard SEAS

Tiny RoboBee X-Wing uses solar power to achieve untethered flight

Researchers at the Harvard Microrobotics Lab have developed the insect-inspired microrobot called the RoboBee X-Wing - the latest version of their astonishing RoboBee. The...
Optimizing stability of low-Cost, large-area solar modules

Optimizing stability of low-Cost, large-area solar modules

Third-generation solar cells effectively convert sunlight into usable power and cost less vitality to make than conventional silicon cells. Perovskite Solar Cells (PSCs), specifically,...
New class of solar cells, using lead-free perovskites material

New class of solar cells, using lead-free perovskites material

Lead-based perovskites are quite promising in applications of large-scale photovoltaic technology. However, toxicity is one of the crucial issues in these materials. In the search for Lead-free perovskite,...
Scientists developed an innovative dye-sensitized solar cell

Scientists developed an innovative dye-sensitized solar cell

Sun is one of the most important ‘green’ energy source available in abundant in the form of sunlight. The sunlight can be transformed into electricity using...
Figure (a) Copper and Copper Nitride. Figure (b) Theoretical Calculation for P-type and N-type Copper Nitride. Figure (c) Direct Observation of Fluorine Position in Fluorine-doped Copper Nitride. (a) An image of thin film copper plates before and after reacting with ammonia and oxygen. Copper metal has been transformed to copper nitride. (b) Copper insertion for an n-type semiconductor and fluorine insertion for a p-type semiconductor. (c) Nitrogen plotted in red, fluorine in green, and copper in blue. Fluorine is located at the open space of the crystal as predicted by the theoretical calculation.

High performance nitride semiconductor for eco-friendly photovoltaics

A Tokyo Institute of Technology explore group has indicated copper nitride goes about as an n-type semiconductor, with p-type conduction gave by fluorine doping,...
Slow 'hot electrons' could make solar cell more efficient

Slow ‘hot electrons’ could make solar cell more efficient

Photons with higher energy than the 'band hole' of the semiconductor retaining them offer ascent to what is known as hot electrons. The additional...
Advanced multi-junction solar cells with high efficiency

Advanced multi-junction solar cells with high efficiency

Specialists at the Air Force Research Laboratory keep on expanding the extent of their mechanical mastery, transcending the Earth's surface to meet the power...

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