University of Michigan

$3M Boosts Perovskite Solar Mfg.
University of Michigan project backed by $3 million grant from NSF seeks to improve process of semiconductor materials manufacturing for perovskite solar cells. New cyber manufacturing technology may radically transform manufacturing, while protecting company info and worker interests.
Nov 15, 2023 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, solar cell, perovskite, University of Michigan
Michigan's Race-Ready Solar Car: Testing in Outback Australia
The University of Michigan Solar Car Team is pre-testing in Australia in preparation for the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge. Join the team on their 3000km race from Darwin to Adelaide, as they take Ford pickups up north to Glendambo and practice 11 days of camp set-up and repairs.
Sep 26, 2023 // Transport, solar car, Adelaide, University of Michigan
Photosynthesis copycat may improve solar cells
A reasonably new kind of semiconductor, split atop a mirror-like structure, can mimic the manner in which leaves relocation energy from the sunlight over relatively long distances before using it to fuel chemical reactions. The method may one day improve the efficiency of solar cells.
Sep 7, 2022 // Technology, solar cell, University of Michigan, Stephen Forrest, Bin Liu
Toward making semitransparent solar cells the size of windows
In an essential step toward bringing transparent solar cells to home windows, researchers at the University of Michigan have actually created a way to produce their very reliable and semitransparent solar cells.
Jul 20, 2022 // Technology, solar cells, efficiency, University of Michigan, Stephen Forrest
Solar Cells With 30-year Lifetimes for Power-generating Windows
A new transparency-friendly solar cell style could wed high performances with 30-year estimated life times, research led by the University of Michigan, U.S., has actually shown. It might pave the way for windows that likewise provide solar power.
Oct 5, 2021 // Technology, Manufacturing News, USA, solar cells, North America, University of Michigan, Stephen Forrest, Yongxi Li
Solar cells with 30-year lifetimes for power-generating windows
A brand-new transparency-friendly solar cell style can wed high performances with 30-year approximated life times, study led by the University of Michigan has revealed. It might lead the way for windows that additionally give solar power.
Sep 15, 2021 // BIPV, Technology, USA, China, Asia, solar cell, North America, efficiency, University of Michigan, Stephen Forrest
Next-gen electric lorry batteries: These are the concerns we still need to respond to
The future generation of electrical car batteries, with higher range and improved security, could be arising in the form of lithium metal, solid-state modern technology.
May 28, 2021 // Technology, Storage, electric vehicles, University of Michigan, Jeff Sakamoto, Neil Dasgupta