University of California Davis researchers are asking, “What if solar cells worked at night?” They are not joking. In fact, their specially designed photovoltaic cell could generate up to 50 watts of power per square meter under ideal conditions at night, about a quarter of what a conventional solar panel can generate in daytime, according […]

Scientists’ research at Tokyo University of Science led by Prof Shinichi Komaba discusses the recent advances, promises, and limitations of potassium-ion batteries. Concerns about the scarcity of lithium and other materials necessary in the now-ubiquitous lithium-ion batteries have recently driven many researchers to look for alternatives, such as sodium and potassium. Our modern lifestyle would […]

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