Article - 12 Apr 2011
Organic solar cells has been considered a viable solar energy option due to their light weight, low production costs and flexibility. The barrier to their use is their poor efficiency. The PeakForce...
Article - 5 Dec 2003
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...
Article - 19 Dec 2006
Can nanotechnology overcome the cost burdens of solar cells and come up with a clean, green, highly efficient renewable electricity souce.
Movie shows a P3HT polymer crystallizing into nanofibers on an HOPG substrate. Imaged on an Asylum Research Cypher VRS atomic force microscope at 520 Hz with 320×256 pixels using an Olympus AC10 probe...
Article - 1 Jul 2010
OPV materials are an emerging alternative technology for converting sunlight into electricity. OPVs are potentially very inexpensive to process, highly scalable in terms of manufacturing, and...
Article - 4 Oct 2018
With growing energy needs worldwide, it is essential to develop sustainable photovoltaic (PV) technologies.
News - 3 Apr 2010
A multidisciplinary research team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has found that an organic semiconductor may be a viable candidate for creating large-area electronics,...
News - 31 Mar 2010
A multidisciplinary research team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has found* that an organic semiconductor may be a viable candidate for creating large-area electronics,...
Article - 17 Jun 2015
After the introduction of the TappingMode™, Bruker’s exclusive PeakForce Tapping® is a very important scientific advancement in atomic force microscope (AFM) technology.
Article - 10 Feb 2015
Most AFM applications require conductive and resistance measurements at the nanoscale. Initially, contact mode-based conductive techniques with limited dynamic range were developed.