22 Jun 2021 - 00:00
A proof-of-concept device created by the OIST Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit uses a perovskite solar module to charge a lithium ion battery. This video appeared in the press release ‘...
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22 Jun 2021 - 00:00
The researchers used a powder engineering method to create a high-quality version of FAPbI3. First, they mixed formamidinium acetate (FAAc) with hydroiodic acid (HI). PbI2 was then added. The mixture...
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22 Jun 2021 - 00:00
A proof-of-concept device uses a 5×5cm2perovskite solar module to charge a lithium ion battery. This image appeared in the press release ‘Future of perovskite solar cells shines a little brighter’....
Type: Photo
22 Jun 2021 - 00:00
The OIST Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit work with perovskite solar cells and modules of varying sizes. This image appeared in the press release ‘Future of perovskite solar cells shines a...
Type: Photo
22 Jun 2021 - 00:00
Solar cells, which convert sunlight to electricity, have long been part of the global vision for renewable energy. Although individual cells are very small, when upscaled to modules, they can be used...
Type: Press release
27 Jan 2021 - 16:20
By adding ammonium chloride, the resultant perovskite film had fewer grains of a much larger size, reducing the number of grain boundaries.
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27 Jan 2021 - 16:19
The researchers created solar modules that were 5x5 cm2 and 10x10 cm2 – much larger than the 1.5 x 1.5 cm2 ones traditionally made in a lab, but smaller than commercial solar panels.
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27 Jan 2021 - 16:10
Perovskite solar cell devices require multiple layers to function. The active perovskite layer absorbs sunlight and generates charge carriers. The transport layers transport the charge carriers to...
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27 Jan 2021 - 15:53
Highlights Perovskites are projected to be a game-changer in future solar technology but currently suffer from a short operational lifespan and drops in efficiency when scaled up to a larger size...
Type: Press release
21 Jul 2020 - 00:00
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 - 16:44
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.
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14 Jul 2020 - 16:42
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.
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