Photovoltaic research shines at the Uni

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They are popping up on roofs and car parks all’over the world: photovoltaic panels are becoming increasingly important in the race for renewable energy. This technology, based on the conversion of solar energy - photons - into electrical energy, sees a fast development of its performance. A postdoctoral researcher at the Uni intends to further improve them with a revolutionary structure dedicated to thin-film solar cells.

These currently have a shortcoming: the electrons generated by the light are lost at the surface of the metal. ...

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