Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

Making ferroelectric solar cells much better
Researchers claim that utilizing a number of really thin layers of ferroelectric crystals can cause substantially far better ferroelectric solar cell performance. But do not draw the panels off your roofing system yet. Conventional cells are still far more effective than ferroelectric devices-- at the very least, in the meantime.
Aug 16, 2021 // Technology, Germany, Europe, solar cell, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, solar efficiency
Solar Cells with Ferroelectric Crystal Lattice Create 1,000 Times Much More Power
Crystal Lattice of 3 different layers elevated the PV result of solar cells a thousand times. Titanium oxides of 3 different metals were made use of in the research. The study is still taking place to know exactly what triggered the PV result.
Aug 5, 2021 // Technology, Germany, solar cells, Europe, efficiency, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, MLU
Scientist Pinpoint Way To Improve CIGS Solar Cells
CIGS thin-film solar cells have an optimum academic efficiency of about 33 percent, however the real-world efficiency has gotten to just around 23 percent. This shortfall is attributable to loss systems in the CIGS solar cell in the practical layers as well as at varied user interfaces. But where specifically and why these losses occur has been a point of opinion.
Oct 12, 2020 // Technology, Germany, solar cells, Europe, CIGS cells, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, CIGS thin-film, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-W├╝rttemberg