This month’s International Year of Light article reviews relevant advances and applications of plasmonic nanoparticles, from energy to health.
Research into solar cell materials has shown that stibnite synthesis is fast and cheap, and can be easily scaled up, critical for industrial applications.
Newly published research describes the development and combination of low temperature deposition and processing techniques for perovskite devices.
ZSW Stuttgart, Germany, has recently presented CIGS solar cells with conversion efficiencies up to 21.7%.
High dielectric constant polymer solar cells found to behave as efficiently as their inorganic counterparts.
A new contactless and rapid light beam-induced current method can be used to identify defects in complex organic multilayer films.