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Treating solar cell materials reveals formation of unexpected microstructures

Hybrid organic-inorganic perovskite crystals are more efficient after solution-treating, but there are mechanisms doing more than just removing defects, this paper shows.

30 Jul 2019 Applied Physics Reviews

‘Self-healing’ polymer brings perovskite solar tech closer to market

Solar cell coating minimizes leakage of pollutants.

17 Jun 2019 Nature Energy

Secrets of fluorescent microalgae could lead to super-efficient solar cells

Tiny light-emitting microalgae, found in the ocean, could hold the secret to the next generation of organic solar cells, according to new research carried out at the Universities of Birmingham and Utrecht.

9 May 2019 Chem