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.
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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
11 Jan 2019
Dr. Longbin Qiu holds up a sheet of solar cells made from flexible materials. The Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit aims to develop these devices to craft solar curtains and solar...
Type: Photo
11 Jan 2019
(Left to right) Prof. Yabing Qi, first author Dr. Longbin Qiu, and Dr. Zonghao Liu display a new Perovskite Solar Cell module prototype, build to last three times as long as similar cells that...
Type: Photo
11 Jan 2019
The Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit has fabricated new Perovskite Solar Cell modules with optimized stability and efficiency. A prototype is shown here powering a small fan.
Type: Photo
11 Jan 2019
(Left to right) Dr. Luis Ono, Dr. Zonghao Liu, Prof. Yabing Qi, Dr. Dae-Yong Son, Dr. Longbin Qiu, and Dr. Sisi He of the Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit.
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