21 Jul 2020
Researchers from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have created next-generation solar modules with high efficiency and good stability. Made using a type of...
Type: Press release
14 Jul 2020
From left to right: Prof. Yabing Qi, Dr. Zonghao Liu, Dr. Luis K. Ono, Dr. Dae-Yong Son, Dr. Sisi He, and Dr. Longbin Qiu.
Type: Photo
14 Jul 2020
Perovskite solar cells and modules consist of many layers, each of which has a specific function. The scientists added or modified the layers highlighted in orange.
Type: Photo
14 Jul 2020
(Left) The OIST Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit works with solar cells and modules of varying size. (Right) In this study, the scientists worked with 5 cm x 5 cm solar modules.
Type: Photo
25 Nov 2019
Versatile compounds called perovskites are valued for their application in next generation solar energy technologies. Despite their efficiency and relative cheapness, perovskite devices have yet to...
Type: News Article
21 Nov 2019
(Left to right) Mr. Collin Stecker, Dr. Jeremy Hieulle, Dr. Luis K. Ono, Professor Yabing Qi of the Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit.
Type: Photo
21 Nov 2019
This image of a perovskite surface shows the shifting of ions across the surface, and the vacancies causing these movements.
Type: Photo
21 Nov 2019
OIST’s Energy Materials and Surface Science Unit studies perovskite solar cells, which are formed by layering perovskite compounds on top of...
Type: Photo
9 Aug 2019
Silicon dominates solar energy products — it is stable, cheap, and efficient at turning sunlight into electricity. Any new material taking on silicon must compete, and win, on those grounds. As a...
Type: Press release
5 Aug 2019
To minimize the loss of electrons from CsPbI₃ (red, central layer) into adjacent layers, it is important that the energy levels (eV, on the graph) of all layers are similar.
Type: Photo
18 Jun 2019
A protective layer of epoxy resin helps prevent the leakage of pollutants from perovskite solar cells (PSCs), report scientists from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate...
Type: Press release
22 Jan 2019
Scientists at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have resolved a fundamental weakness in a promising solar technology known as Perovskite Solar Cells, or PSCs...
Type: News Article
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