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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14 Jul 2020 - 16:40
(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.
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25 Nov 2019 - 09:00
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 - 09:52
(Left to right) Mr. Collin Stecker, Dr. Jeremy Hieulle, Dr. Luis K. Ono, Professor Yabing Qi of the Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit.
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21 Nov 2019 - 09:48
This image of a perovskite surface shows the shifting of ions across the surface, and the vacancies causing these movements.
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21 Nov 2019 - 09:44
OIST’s Energy Materials and Surface Science Unit studies perovskite solar cells, which are formed by layering perovskite compounds on top of...
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9 Aug 2019 - 03:00
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 - 09:29
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 - 11:30
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 - 13:55
This technology is available for licensing. For details, see the non-confidential disclosure...
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11 Jan 2019 - 14:00
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...
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11 Jan 2019 - 13:59
(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...
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