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Perovskites stick together for better performance

Scientists in the U.S. demonstrated an additive that acts as a “molecular glue” within a perovskite solar cell. Treating the cells with this self-assembled monolayer material was shown to greatly impr...

May 11, 2021
A stable sodium battery, without the anode

Scientists in the U.S. demonstrated a sodium-ion battery with no anode, that retained 99.93% of its initial capacity per cycle. Their design was able to overcome many of the stability issues associate...

May 06, 2021
Antimony selenide solar cell with 6.4% efficiency

Scientists in the United States have fabricated a solar cell using antimony selenide films with favorable crystalline properties. They achieved the remarkable conversion efficiency for this early-stag...

April 30, 2021
Solar-powered desalination unit shows great promise

Freshwater accounts for only about 2.5% of water on Earth, so much of the world experiences serious water shortages. Scientists report the development of a highly efficient desalination device that us...

April 29, 2021
Doping and capping promise perovskite stability

Scientists demonstrated two new approaches to improving the stability of perovskite solar cells. By both incorporating rubidium into the structure of the perovskite, and adding a film of two-dimension...

April 27, 2021
MIT scientists reveal method to identify stable perovskites

U.S. researchers are using a data fusion approach to identify the most stable perovskites for PV cells. Their machine-learning method combines perovskite test results with first-principles physical mo...

March 31, 2021
New photonic material for self-aligning solar cells

US scientists have made light-tracking, three-junction tandem PV cells with an active area of 650 × 650 square micrometers. They are based on indium gallium phosphide, gallium arsenide, and indium gal...

March 25, 2021
New manufacturing tech for 16.06%-efficient mini perovskite solar modules

A US-Taiwanese research group has created a new spin coating method which they claim can be applied in the mass production of mini perovskite panels. The scientists used sulfolane as an additive in th...

March 23, 2021
Controlled by light alone, new smart materials twist, bend and move

Engineers created light-activated materials that execute precise movements and form complex shapes without the need for wires, motors or other energy sources. The research could lead to smart light-dr...

March 15, 2021
A ‘chemical fuse’ – voltage sensitive polymers in the fight against battery fires

A team of researchers from St. Petersburg say they can build a circuit interruptor that works directly into the current collector. The device operates via chemical reactions and would be thus more rel...

March 09, 2021