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Fullerenes for Bioscience & Photovoltaic Applications
Find various photovoltaic and bioscience-based applications of fullerenes.
Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs)
We are pleased to offer MOFs under the tradename Basolite.
Precise Nanoparticles for Optoelectronics Applications
Inorganic nanomaterials are tunable by size, shape, structure, and/or composition. Advances in the synthesis of well-defined nanomaterials have enabled control over their unique optical, electronic, and chemical properties stimulating tremendous interest across a wide range of disciplines. This article illuminates
The Use of Perovskite Metal Complexes in Photovoltaic Cells
Solar panels for homes and businesses have seen a rise in demand over the past few years as we move toward more environment-friendly and sustainable energy sources. In 2010, the average power from solar was just 5.0 GWh/d and
Conducting Polymer Materials for Flexible OPV Applications: Orgacon™ PEDOT : PSS
A detailed article on conducting polymer materials for flexible organic photovoltaics (OPVs) applications.
Surface-enhanced Solar Energy Conversion Systems Using Gold and Silver Nanoparticles
Sustainable, environment-friendly, and clean energy sources with sufficiently high production efficiency for practical application are highly desirable to meet the energy challenge of the 21st century due to the world′s increasing energy demand.
Non-Fullerene Acceptors for Organic Photovoltaic Applications
The emerging organic photovoltaic (OPV) technology is very promising for low-cost solar energy production. OPV devices can be produced using high-throughput, large-volume printing methods on lightweight and flexible plastic substrates, making them easy to deploy and use in innovative ways.
Few Monolayer Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) on Surfaces and Interfaces for Energy Applications
Few Monolayer Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) on Surfaces and Interfaces for Energy Applications
Advancements in Quantum Dot Solar Cells
Professor Sharma and colleagues review the synthesis and applications of this novel material. This includes a discussion of the unique properties of quantum dots and their suitability for solar cell applications, along with common synthesis techniques used to develop these
Perovskite-type Oxide Materials
Thermoelectric Performance of Perovskite-type Oxide Materials
Development of Organic Semiconductors from Highly Ordered Oligo and Polythiophenes
The soaring global demand for energy, coupled with the limited supply of fossil fuels, has increased the need for renewable, low-cost energy sources. Organic electronics have shown great promise for applications in lighting, power, and circuitry, with rapidly improving performance
NTz Building Blocks for Organic Semiconductors
The field of organic electronics has emerged as the next-generation technology potentially enabling ultra-thin, large-area, and/or flexible devices, consisting of organic field-effect transistors (OFETs), organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs), and organic photovoltaics (OPVs).
Organic Photovoltaics in IoT, Architecture, and Wearables
Advances in OPV materials & device design; OPV technology as an energy source, enabling larger deployment of low-power, low-maintenance, & environmentally friendly hardware solutions is discussed.
Inverted Organic Photovoltaic Devices Using Zinc Oxide Nanocomposites as Electron Transporting Layer Materials
Organic photovoltaics (OPVs) represent a low-cost, lightweight, and scalable alternative to conventional solar cells. While significant progress has been made in the development of conventional bulk heterojunction cells, new approaches are required to achieve the performance and stability necessary to
Recent Advances in Hybrid Halide Perovskites-based Solar Cells
For several decades, the need for an environmentally sustainable and commercially viable source of energy has driven extensive research aimed at achieving high efficiency power generation systems that can be manufactured at low cost.
Lanthanide Ions as Photon Managers for Solar Cells
Spectral conversion for solar cells is an emerging concept in the field of photovoltaics, and it has the potential to increase significantly the efficiency of solar cells. Lanthanide ions are ideal candidates for spectral conversion, due to their high luminescence
Progress for High Performance Tandem Organic Solar Cells
Professor Chen (Nankai University, China) and his team explain the strategies behind their recent record-breaking organic solar cells, reaching a power conversion efficiency of 17.3%.
Fullerene-Based n-Type Semiconductors in Organic Electronics
Since the first publication in 1995 describing a bulk heterojunction photodiode incorporating a methanofullerene, significant progress has been made in improving device performance and the scope of device research has broadened widely.
Metal-Organic Frameworks in Sustainable Energy Technologies
Metal-organic frameworks, a subset of coordination polymers, represent a powerful new tool for a plethora of alternative energy applications. MOFs are readily available using simple synthetic strategies that supply tailored, high surface area materials.
A Review of Mesoporous TiO2 Thin Films
In this paper, we discuss recent advances in the preparation of various TiO2 porous structures via hard and soft-templating routes. Specifically, we focus on recent developments in TiO2 mesoporous thin films in a combined sol-gel and evaporation-induced self-assembly (EISA) process.
Perovskite Solar Cells
Dr. Perini and Professor Correa-Baena discuss the latest research and effort to obtain higher performance and stability of perovskite materials.
Dye-Sensitized and Perovskite Solar Cells: Interface Engineering by Atomic Layer Deposition
Since the demonstration of the first practical solar cell 60 years ago, research on novel materials, improved solar cell design and structure, and innovative manufacturing processes have all contributed to a continuous increase in the efficiency of photovoltaic (PV) devices.
Organic Dyes for Efficient and Stable Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
Over the last decade, dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs) have attracted much attention because these unconventional solar cells exhibit high performance and have the potential for low-cost production.
Organic Photovoltaics
Find advantages of organic photovoltaic (OPV) technology & offers of our materials for innovative OPV research.
Plexcore® PV Inks for Printed Solar Power System Applications & Advantages
Find advantages of the Plexcore PV ink system kit for printed solar cell applications.
Quantum Dots for Electronics and Energy Applications
In this article, the properties of some of the new non-cadmium based QDs along with different applications of QDs are summarized.
A Review of Mesoporous TiO2 Thin Films
Titanium dioxide (TiO2) is an important n-type semiconducting material that shows interesting characteristics such as photoswitchable surface wettability, high photocatalytic activity, bistable electrical resistance states and high electron drift mobility.
Ultra-High Efficiency Perovskite-Perovskite Tandem Solar Cells
Next generation solar cells have the potential to achieve conversion efficiencies beyond the Shockley-Queisser (S-Q) limit while also significantly lowering production costs.
Titania Nanotubes: Synthesis and Applications
Electronically, it behaves as a wide band gap (3.2 eV) semiconductor and exhibits memristor properties.2 Optically, TiO2 has high opacity with a very high refractive index3 (>2.4), and it exhibits strong absorbance in the UV range.
Ruthenium-based dyes for Dye-sensitized Solar Cells
Dye-sensitized solar cells (DSCs) are 3rd generation solar cells combining the promise of high efficiency with low production costs.
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