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Range of topics inspire lively discussions, enthusiasm at MCARE 2018

By Jonathon Foreman / August 31, 2018

Nearly two hundred people from 25 countries converged in Vancouver, BC, Canada, August 20–23, for Materials Challenges in Alternative and Renewable Energy (MCARE 2018). The conference inspired a variety of discussions and a lot of enthusiasm.

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Hello 2017! Peek into ACerS 2017 calendar to see what’s in it for you

By Eileen De Guire / January 3, 2017

Acres has a lot of exciting meetings in the works. Keep your eye on Ceramic Tech Today, the website, and the ACerS Bulletin for all the latest details.

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It takes two: New tandem perovskite solar cell could outrank silicon’s efficiency and stability

By Stephanie Liverani / October 25, 2016

Researchers from Stanford University (Stanford, Calif.) and Oxford University (Oxford, England) joined forces to create a new perovskite design they say “could outperform existing commercial technologies,” according to a Stanford News article.

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Let there be light: Novel light-processing technique heals defects in perovskite solar cells to improve stability

By Stephanie Liverani / May 27, 2016

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and other affiliated institutions in the U.S. and the U.K. say they’ve “made significant inroads toward understanding a process for improving perovskites’ performance, by modifying the material using intense light,” according to an MIT news article.

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ACerS leaps into 2015 with new programs and products

By Eileen De Guire / December 31, 2014

Last week April, Jessica, and I each wrote about our perspectives on “ACerS 2014.” Today I’ll tell you what we’re working on at ACerS for 2015.

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Final photo report from MCARE 2012

By / March 2, 2012

Tom Mroz, technical director, Harper International. Credit: ACerS. Wednesday and Thursday were the final days of symposia at the Materials Challenges in Alternative & Renewable Energy meeting. At least two things make events, such as the MCARE conference, financially possible: registrants and sponsors. This year, MCARE particularly benefitted from having Harper International (Lancaster, N.Y.) step…

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DOE’s recent energy materials meeting underlines importance of MCARE conference

By / February 24, 2012

The MCARE meeting, Feb. 26-March 1, will bring private sector, government and academic stakeholders together to discuss materials challenges in energy. Credit: ACerS. Next week I will be attending the Materials Challenges in Alternative and Renewable Energy conference in Clearwater Beach, Fla., and as was doing a little background research, I came across across a…

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