Princeton’s Nanomesh Triples Solar Cell Efficiency

Princeton’s Nanomesh Triples Solar Cell Efficiency

Researchers at Princeton University have used nanotechnology to develop a nanotechnological mesh that increases efficiency over organic solar cells nearly threefold.

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Scattered Silver Cubes Scale Up Light Absorption for Solar Power


Nanoscale cubes of silver could help make more efficient solar panels, heat detectors and specialist cameras. The randomly scattered cubes were placed on pieces of polymer-coated metals to form a device that absorbs nearly all light that hits it.

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First All Carbon Solar Cell Made from Nanotubes and Buckyballs


Scientists at Stanford University have put together the first solar cell that’s entirely made up of carbon, which is a promising alternative to the expensive materials used in photovoltaic cells today.

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