Revolutionary solar cells double as lasers

28 Mar 2014

Latest research finds that the trailblazing ‘perovskite’ material used in solar cells can double up as a laser, strongly suggesting the astonishing efficiency levels already achieved in these cells is only part of the journey.

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Inspired by nature

24 Oct 2013

To maximise the efficiency of solar cells of the future, physicists are taking a leaf out of nature’s book.

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New solar cell

Here comes the sun…

08 Feb 2012

Scientists have developed a new kind of solar cell which could capture significantly more of the energy from the sun than current cells.

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