Solar cells

Scientists took snapshots of the crystal structure of perovskite nanocrystals

Picosecond-​resolution snapshots of the crystal lattice of perovskite nanocrystals.

Upcycling pure silicon from solar waste into lithium-ion batteries

The breakthrough could help meet the increasing global demand to power electric vehicles.

Linking two solar technologies to improve both efficiency and stability

Win-win for efficiency and stability.

Bifacial solar cells could produce more energy at lower costs

The technology has the potential to outperform its monofacial counterparts.

New wearable sensor records solar power efficiency

Wearable sensors use solar cells, detect biomarkers, and overcome obstacles.

PolyU researchers achieved a record efficiency with organic solar cells

The research team developed a novel OSC morphology-regulating technique using 1,3,5-trichlorobenzene.

Solar cell material has the potential to revolutionize medical imaging

X-rays can cause harm and cancer due to poor detector materials.

Solar cells for IoT devices with AI-powered energy management

Environmentally-friendly, high-efficiency photovoltaic cells.

A new way to exceed the 26% efficiency of perovskite solar cells

It is the starting point of the journey to achieve more than 27% efficiency.

Scientists used DNA to create tiny rounded objects

Designing with DNA.

Organic solar cells can convert a steel roof into an energy-producing device

The devices showed a clear improvement in photovoltaic performance by 1.5 times.

Paper-thin solar cell can convert any surface into a power source

A scalable fabrication technique to produce ultrathin, lightweight solar cells.

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