Rice University

Ultrathin solar cells get a boost
Rice University engineers have accomplished a new standard in the style of atomically thin solar cells made from semiconducting perovskites, increasing their performance while keeping their capacity to withstand the atmosphere.
Nov 24, 2021 // Technology, USA, solar cells, perovskite, North America, Rice University, efficiency, Aditya Mohite
Engineers develop solar energy collectors expanded from seeds
Rice College designers have actually produced microscopic seeds for growing extremely uniform 2D perovskite crystals that are both steady and extremely reliable at collecting electrical power from sunlight.
Jun 24, 2021 // Technology, perovskite, Rice University, efficiency, Aditya Mohite
Luminescent Solar Waveguide Windows Generate Energy From In And Out
Rice designers create polymer cores that reroute light from any type of source to solar cells.
Feb 26, 2021 // BIPV, solar cells, Rice University, luminescent solar concentrators, LSCs, Rafael Verduzco
Designers develop polymer cores that redirect light from any type of source to solar cells
Rice University designers have recommended a colorful remedy to next-generation power collection: Luminescent solar concentrators (LSCs) in your home windows
Feb 17, 2021 // Technology, solar cell, Rice University, Yilin Li
Research might significantly decrease expense of electron sources
Rice University engineers have uncovered modern technology that can lower the expense of semiconductor electron resources, vital elements in devices varying from night-vision goggles and also low-light cams to electron microscopes and particle accelerators.
Feb 2, 2021 // Technology, UK, solar cells, Europe, perovskite, Rice University, efficiency, Los Alamos National Laboratory, LANL, Aditya Mohite
Carbon nanotubes lead the way for silicon in storage
Researchers in the United States have actually established a carbon nanotube approach of producing a lithium-ion battery with a silicon anode. The gadget apparently showed far better than 87% capability retention after 1,500 cycles. The designers claim their exploration gets over a number of the challenges to using silicon as an anode as well as might open making use of various other products for electrodes in lithium-ion gadgets
Apr 2, 2020 // Technology, Storage, USA, silicon, North America, lithium-ion battery, PNNL, Rice University, carbon nanotube method
An alumina lining for silicon in storage
Researchers at Rice University in the U.S. have actually carried out explores lithium-ion batteries utilizing silicon as an anode product and made an unexpected discovery relating to an aluminum oxide passivation layer at the cathode. The finding might open up a new path toward much better performing lithium-ion batteries.
Feb 3, 2020 // Technology, Storage, USA, silicon, North America, Rice University, Sibani Lisa Biswal, alumina
In search of a golden mean for boosting battery performance
The research team from Rice University has found out that too many defects intentionally created in crystalline lattice can lead to lithium-ion battery degradation.
Jan 15, 2020 // Technology, Storage, USA, North America, lithium-ion battery, Rice University, lithium-ion cells
Perovskite solar cells get an upgrade
Rice University scientists believe they've overcome a major hurdle keeping perovskite-based solar cells from achieving mainstream use.
Nov 6, 2019 // Technology, USA, solar cells, perovskite, North America, Rice University