22 Jan 2019
Scientists at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have resolved a fundamental weakness in a promising solar technology known as Perovskite Solar Cells, or PSCs...
Type: News Article
11 Jan 2019
Dr. Longbin Qiu holds up a sheet of solar cells made from flexible materials. The Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit aims to develop these devices to craft solar curtains and solar...
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11 Jan 2019
(Left to right) Prof. Yabing Qi, first author Dr. Longbin Qiu, and Dr. Zonghao Liu display a new Perovskite Solar Cell module prototype, build to last three times as long as similar cells that...
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11 Jan 2019
The Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit has fabricated new Perovskite Solar Cell modules with optimized stability and efficiency. A prototype is shown here powering a small fan.
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11 Jan 2019
(Left to right) Dr. Luis Ono, Dr. Zonghao Liu, Prof. Yabing Qi, Dr. Dae-Yong Son, Dr. Longbin Qiu, and Dr. Sisi He of the Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit.
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27 Sep 2018
Solar energy has long been considered the most sustainable option for replacing our dependence on fossil fuels, but technologies for converting solar energy into electricity must be both efficient...
Type: News Article
27 Sep 2018
Dr. Zonghao Liu (left) and Prof. Yabing Qi (right) with the 5 cm × 5 cm perovskite solar module that they developed in their lab at OIST.
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27 Sep 2018
From right to left: Prof. Yabing Qi, Dr. Zonghao Liu, Dr. Longbin Qiu, Dr. Emilio J. Juarez-Perez, Dr. Zhifang Wu, Dr. Yan Jiang, and Dr. Luis K. Ono.
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27 Apr 2018
Electron microscopy image of perovskite solar cells, showing the different layers.
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27 Apr 2018
Dr. Longbin Qiu (left) and Dr. Zonghao Liu (right), both post-doctoral researchers from the Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit, hold solar cells made from their new perovskite material.
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27 Apr 2018
The all-inorganic perovskite solar cells are built in several layers. The bottom layer is glass, which is several millimeters thick. The second layer is a transparent conductive material called FTO....
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27 Apr 2018
Perovskite solar cells have not yet been produced on a commercial scale. Currently, the OIST Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit’s new perovskite solar cells are small enough for Dr. Liu to...
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