Tokyo Institute of Technology scientists have found a way to synthesize a special type of perovskite that promotes the production of ammonia. Ammonia has key applications in fertilizer production and hydrogen energy. This new synthesis process can be carried out at temperatures immensely lower than that of traditional methods for the synthesis of perovskite-oxide materials […]

Tokyo Institute of Technology scientists have discovered a new strategy to design incredibly efficient perovskite-based LEDs with record-setting brightness by leveraging the quantum confinement effect. Several techniques for generation of light from electricity have been developed over the years. Devices that can emit light when an electric current is applied, are referred to as electroluminescent […]

A Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie team has succeeded in producing inorganic perovskite thin films at moderate temperatures using co-evaporation – making post-tempering at high temperatures unnecessary. The process makes it much easier to produce thin-film solar cells from this material. In comparison to metal-organic hybrid perovskites, inorganic perovskites are more thermally stable. The […]

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) researchers have combined silicon and perovskite materials making a tandem solar cell. The resulting efficiency of 25.2 percent is a record for this type of tandem cell. Their innovative yet simple manufacturing technique could be directly integrated into existing production lines, and efficiency could eventually rise above 30 percent. […]

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (Berkeley Lab) researchers have discovered that a form of perovskite, one of the most studied materials in solar research currently due to its high conversion efficiency. The researchers discovered the perovskite works surprisingly well as a stable and photoactive semiconductor material that can be reversibly switched between a transparent state and […]

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