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The generation of voltage by a material that is exposed to light in the visible and invisible ranges.
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2015-07-08 CIGS thin film solar cells beat silicon efficiency
A European consortium claims to have an efficient alternative to silicon that achieves 25 per cent efficiency, rivalling silicon for a fraction of the cost of the cheap low-efficiency Chinese varieties.
2009-05-28 China Optics Valley ready for broader terrain
Wuhan, capital of Hubei Province in China, is known as the country's "Optics Valley," but the city's ambitions don't end with optoelectronics.
2011-03-11 China invests in green development
On Jan. 26, the U.S. Embassy in the Chinese capital reported the average daily air quality index was in the red zone. That's face-mask conditions for the average motorist and bicyclist.
2013-08-20 Chemical industry makes headway in printed electronics
An IDTechEx report addresses the need for chemical firms entering the electronic product space to identify the most profitable functional compounds and elements needed including allotropes of carbon.
2009-09-18 Cell generates hydrogen gas directly from sunlight
RoseStreet Labs Energy announced the development of a photoelectrochemical cell that makes hydrogen gas.
2011-08-31 Carbon nanotube reliability questionable
NIST researchers are questioning the reliability of carbon nanotubes as tests have revealed that the nanotubes performance slowly deteriorates under constant current.
2008-09-11 Can SEMI revive Dresden manufacturing flare?
When SEMI announced that it would relocate its Semicon Europa semiconductor equipment manufacturing fair from Suttgart to Dresden, it caused some surprise not because the fair will be held in Europe's most significant semiconductor manufacturing center.
2005-09-13 BYD acquires NiMH technology license from Ovonic Battery
BYD Co. Ltd recently acquired a license from Ovonic Battery Co. Inc. for the nonexclusive right to manufacture, use and sell Ovonic Battery's proprietary NiMH technology-based batteries for nonpropulsion applications.
2013-11-28 Building better barriers through flawless moisture detection
Developed by the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the NREL Electric Calcium Test (e-Ca) uses unique design elements to measure corrosion from water using calcium.
2008-06-25 Bright future for solar cell market, says report
Worldwide investments in the production of photovoltaic cells will rise to the same level as those for semiconductor manufacturing by 2010 due to booming demand for solar energy, according to iSuppli.
2008-09-08 Bosch puts up research center in Singapore
The Bosch Group has built its Asia-Pacific regional headquarters for research and advance engineering in Singapore.
2008-07-08 Bosch makes public tender offer to ersol shareholders
Following approval by BaFin, the German Financial Supervisory Authority, Bosch has issued its tender offer document for the outstanding shares of ersol Solar Energy AG.
2005-04-14 Booming photovoltaic market expected to aid wafer makers
The processing of silicon wafers used for the manufacture of solar cells could provide a welcome boost to the semiconductor equipment and materials industries which are looking at relatively quiet 2005 before modest growth in 2006 and 2007.
2015-06-08 Batteries take bigger role in energy market
Further deployment of renewable energy sources will require electricity grid upgrades, larger deployment of suitable energy storage systems and development of suitable energy management solutions.
2013-11-14 BASF to open electronic materials center in South Korea
Located within the SKKU campus about 30km from Seoul, the facility will serve as an integrated hub for electronic materials research in the region, scheduled to open in 2014.
2013-06-28 Atom-thick PV sheets improve solar cells
MIT researchers aim to produce the thinnest and most lightweight solar panels possible by producing a two-layer solar cell that is only 1nm thick.
2010-07-16 Asia Pacific PV markets grow 85% in 2010
Asia Pacific photovoltaic (PV) markets will contribute significantly to the global market in 2010, according to market analyst Solarbuzz.
2010-04-05 Ascent Solar ventures into India market via Kirloskar
Ascent Solar entered into a multi-phase agreement with Kirloskar Integrated for the integration, marketing and distribution of its PV modules in India.
2011-10-17 APAC seen to become PV hub
A global report has placed Taiwan as leading in terms of PV manufacturing while China pushes through with rural PV installations.
2005-09-08 Analyst predicts printable electronics boom
The market for printable electronics is forecast to generate revenues of over $7 billion in 2010, according to NanoMarkets LC, a firm of analysts.
2016-01-14 'Light recycling' enables power-efficient incandescent bulbs
MIT and Purdue University researchers have come up with a two-stage process to make incandescent bulbs as efficient as compact fluorescent and LED bulbs.
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