Energy conversion efficiency rates of solar cells could be improved by the application of nanomaterials and nanotechnologies. On top of looking at materials systems and techniques for improving solar...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1140 | 9 Mar 2005
A second generation of solar technology with either much greater conversion efficiency or lower materials cost is ready to come to the market. This technology, which includes thin films, organics,...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1972 | 22 Aug 2007
Solar Roadways may hold the key to solving climate change and global warming. Solar Roadways are electric roads that produce their own electricity and would conserve fuel and reduce pollution.
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1969 | 20 Aug 2007
AFM can provide precise, qualitative and quantitative roughness measurements of surfaces. A smoother substrates lead to a bigger grain size in the absorber layer and to an increase in generated...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1856 | 23 Feb 2007
Nanotechnology could allow large-scale solar power stations in space that beam electricity to the surface of the moon, the earth and other planets, decreasing our dependence on a dwindling fossil-fuel...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=301 | 12 Dec 2003
Can nanotechnology overcome the cost burdens of solar cells and come up with a clean, green, highly efficient renewable electricity souce.
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1815 | 19 Dec 2006
Dye-sensitized solar cells have received considerable attention as a cost-effective alternative to conventional solar cells. DSSCs operate on a process that is similar in many respects to...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2542 | 15 Mar 2010
The next generation of solar cells will be light, flexible, attractive and most importantly, cheap, because they will be made from organic (plastic) materials. Their flexible lightweight properties...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2434 | 25 Oct 2009
The rapid, accurate, and versatile metrology solutions offered by Veeco's stylus and optical profilers are being utilized by many solar cell manufacturers to increase yield and lower the overall...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2319 | 22 Jun 2009
University of California, Berkeley, chemists have found a way to make cheap plastic solar cells flexible enough to paint onto any surface and potentially able to provide electricity for wearable...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=268 | 5 Dec 2003