Sam Stranks

Secret to treating 'Achilles' heel' of perovskite alternatives to silicon solar panels revealed
A group of researchers from the UK and Japan has actually located that the tiny issues which limit the efficiency of perovskites-- more affordable alternative materials for solar cells-- are also in charge of architectural modifications in the material that result in degradation.
May 25, 2022 // Technology, UK, solar cells, Europe, perovskite, Sam Stranks, University of Cambridge, Tiarnan Doherty, silicon solar panels
MIT, Standford scientists use machine learning for pervoskite solar cell development
Perovskites are a team of layered crystalline compounds defined by the configuration of the atoms in their crystal lattice. There are hundreds of such possible compounds as well as various methods of making them.
Apr 26, 2022 // Technology, solar cell, MIT, Sam Stranks, University of Cambridge, Standford, pervoskite
Scientists from UK & Japan Unravel Perovskite's High Effectiveness Enigma
Its heterogeneity of chemical aspects triggers problems in perovskite that reduce the photovoltaic or pv performance of solar cells made from it. Despite this, perovskite products still show effectiveness levels equivalent to their silicon choices.
Nov 23, 2021 // Technology, Japan, Asia, perovskite, Sam Stranks, University of Cambridge, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Cavendish Laboratory, Diamond Light Source synchrotron facility, Kyle Frohna
New roadmap to much better carrying out solar energy cells
Perovskite solar cells are in numerous ways currently as effective as traditional crystalline silicon-based solar cells; perovskite has actually the added benefit of being a lot more affordable than its silicon equivalent. Perovskites are also being presented in numerous gadgets such as light-emitting diodes, lasers, memory gadgets and much more.
Sep 28, 2021 // Technology, Canada, solar cells, perovskite, North America, Sam Stranks, University of Surrey, University of Cambridge, Wei Zhang, University of Toronto
Start-up with MIT origins creates light-weight photovoltaic panels
The innovations and also technological innovations of Swift Solar have the chance to change the layout of solar photovoltaic innovation
Jun 16, 2020 // Technology, MIT, Sam Stranks, perovskites, lightweight solar panels, Swift Solar, Max Hoerantner, Vladimir Bulović
Clarifying dark catches
In the last years, perovskites - a varied series of products with a details crystal framework - have actually become appealing choices to silicon solar cells, as they are more affordable and also greener to produce, while attaining an equivalent degree of effectiveness.
Apr 16, 2020 // Technology, UK, solar cells, Europe, perovskite, silicon, efficiency, Sam Stranks
Orderly disorder: Cambridge scientists make surprising perovskite discovery
Researchers have made a finding they say could vastly simplify and reduce the production cost of perovskite solar cells. Working with mixed halide perovskites, the group found a disordered chemical composition can improve device efficiency.
Nov 12, 2019 // Technology, Manufacturing News, UK, solar cells, Europe, perovskite, Cambridge University, crystalline silicon PV, Sascha Feldmann, Stuart MacPherson, Sam Stranks