Nano-polycrystalline film leads to stronger magnetism compared to single-crystal films

The STF films were prepared by pulsed laser deposition at various pressures directly on silicon substrate, and crystalli…

Ultra-thin Flexible Longpass Filters provide optimal durability

Flexible Longpass Filters are made of hundreds to thousands of polymeric and dyed sub-layers. Using these stacked materi…

Novel Membrane Lasers

After hours of adjustment work it flashed and the membrane laser was operating. A strong light beam in the red spectral …

Quantum bits in nanowires

By an experiment performed by scientists, the next step to create Majoranas, which can be used for quantum information p…

AUREA Technology is launching its new picosecond laser

This very-low timing-jitter laser from AUREA Technology performs very sharp pulses width down to 20 ps with a continuous…



How to increase efficiencies of ultrathin CIGSe solar cells

CIGSe solar cells consist of Copper, Indium, Gallium and Selenide in a chalcopyrite structure and convert light into electrical energy. Thin film CIGSe cells have reached efficiency values as high as 22.6 percent in the

Nanostructures trap the light, shows this illustration on the cover in  Advanced Optical Materials

Nanotube film may resolve longevity problem of challenger solar cells

Researchers lengthened the lifetime of perovskite solar cells by using nanotube film to replace the gold used as the back contact in the hole conductor.

World’s Highest Conversion Efficiency of 24.37% Achieved in a Crystalline Silicon Solar Cell Module

Represents Significant Progress toward Power Generation Cost Targets