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Just add water: Does adding moisture to perovskite solar cells boost efficiency?

By Stephanie Liverani / July 29, 2016

Scientists at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology in Japan are delving deeper into what it is about the perovskite fabrication process that enhances effectiveness—and adding water could be the key.

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Perovskite crystals ‘flip’ for better stability

By Stephanie Liverani / July 12, 2016

Researchers from Los Alamos National Laboratory, Northwestern University, and Rice University have developed a “new type of 2-D layered perovskite with outstanding stability and more than triple the material’s previous power conversion efficiency,” according to news from LANL.

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New solar panel technology provides ‘clear’ cost-effective alternative to traditional photovoltaics

By Stephanie Liverani / November 24, 2015

Engineers at Michigan State University say there’s a ‘clear’ alternative to existing photovoltaic technology that can be retrofit to existing glass-covered buildings—and it’s scalable.

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