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
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.
Type: Photo
27 Sep 2018
Solar energy has long been considered the most sustainable option for replacing our dependence on fossil fuels, but technologies for converting solar energy into electricity must be both efficient...
Type: News Article
27 Sep 2018
Dr. Zonghao Liu (left) and Prof. Yabing Qi (right) with the 5 cm × 5 cm perovskite solar module that they developed in their lab at OIST.
Type: Photo
27 Sep 2018
From right to left: Prof. Yabing Qi, Dr. Zonghao Liu, Dr. Longbin Qiu, Dr. Emilio J. Juarez-Perez, Dr. Zhifang Wu, Dr. Yan Jiang, and Dr. Luis K. Ono.
Type: Photo
27 Apr 2018
Electron microscopy image of perovskite solar cells, showing the different layers.
Type: Photo
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