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Ultra-thin, flexible solar cells power long-duration drone flights

Solar-powered drones support sustainable aviation.

New world record for CIGS solar cells

The new world record is 23.64 per cent efficiency.

New design for significantly more efficient solar cells

Decisive breakthrough for rapid energy transfer.

Hemispherical-shell-shaped solar cells harvest 66% more energy

The new solar cell design for absorption enhancement and improved angular coverage.

Deciphering dynamics of electric charge

New tool presents precise, holistic picture of devices, materials.

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.

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.

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