Organic solar cells

NY Researchers Find Way To Make Organic Solar Cells More Robust

Despite its numerous advantages against silicone solar PV panels, Organic solar cells have faced an issue of corrosion from Moisture. The researchers at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering have discovered a remarkable means of making organic solar panels more robust, including conferring resistance to oxygen, water and light by doing the opposite: […]

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Organic Solar Cells have a Role to Play in Renewable Energy

The organic solar cell can store much larger quantities of solar energy than other solar technologies due to its high optical absorption coefficients.   One growing area of research is the organic solar cells (photovoltaic), a solar cell technology. It has several promising advantages, including its lightweight, large surface area, low cost, and robustness. The […]

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New Research Brings Us Closer to Cheap, Transparent, Organic Solar Cells

The age of fossil fuels is coming to an end, and the age of renewable energy has dawned—or, it will be dawning soon. In 2014 the World Bank estimated that over 80 percent of the world’s energy came from fossil fuels. That figure is set to drop as countries adopt ambitious goals to move towards […]

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Smart New Method to Manufacture Organic Solar Cells

The ability to use cheap materials and simple manufacturing methods are two huge advantages of printed organic solar cells. OlleInganas, professor at Linkoping University, is head of a research group that has now developed an even simpler method to manufacture solar cell modules. The results have been published in the scientific journal npj Flexible Electronics. […]

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This simple processing technique could cut the cost of organic photovoltaics

Scientists at UC Santa Barbara and three other universities has developed a new technique for manufacturing single-layer organic polymer solar cells to move organic photovoltaics into a whole new generation of wearable devices and enable small-scale distributed power generation. The simple doping solution-based process involves briefly immersing organic semiconductor films in a solution at room […]

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