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Solar & Alternative Energy

All-transparent photoelectric devices using metal oxides
Totally transparent photoelectric devices can be used in photodetectors and transparent solar cells to improve UV light detection.
Functionalizing metal oxides with heterojunction nanostructures improves optical absorption and charge carrier mobility and reduces electron–hole recombination for photoelectrochemical water splitting.
22 April 2016

A quantum process called singlet fission could boost solar cell efficiency by harnessing inaccessible parts of the solar spectrum.

13 April 2016
New material architectures and electrode surface topographies are used in high-power batteries to improve battery lifetime and cell stability.
8 April 2016
Fluorescent dye aggregates are used to improve light harvesting and device efficiency by increasing the dye concentration and reducing reabsorption.
31 March 2016

Novel solar thermal collectors that incorporate optics and absorbers based on metamaterials and nanoparticle suspensions can provide high-temperature heat for industrial applications.

14 March 2016
ESO’s Guide Star Facility now fully operational
Chile-based facility upgrade features four Toptica guide star lasers.
29 April 2016
European Research Council splashes €4m on photonics projects
Two grants have been awarded to biological imaging and laser material research projects in Germany.
27 April 2016
Laser scanner spots metal-rich minerals from underwater vehicle
Developed by four-year ROBUST project, the LZH system uses LIBS, like ExoMars probe.
27 April 2016
Sentinel 1B launched to complete radar pair
ESA fires satellite into orbit to extend laser communications and advanced imaging capability for earth scanning.
26 April 2016
 
Darius Kuciauskas: Two-photon excitation for tracking PV defects and increasing solar efficiency

Deposition Sciences, Inc.