Thin-film light absorbers are fabricated using an inkjet printer, and show power-conversion efficiencies of about 6.4%.
This review gives an overview how light-trapping mechanisms based on nanophotonics principles can enhance light absorption in thin-film solar cells .
Researchers have developed an innovative technique for depositing aluminum metal onto polymeric solar cells during large-scale roll-to-roll processing.
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%.