01 September, 2014
Dr. Marc Vermeersch is the newly appointed Managing Director of The Solar and Photovoltaics Engineering Research Center (SPERC).
27 April, 2014
The Solar & Photovoltaics Engineering Research Center (SPERC) was officially inaugurated with a two-day seminar on April 27 and 28 that featured international solar energy experts.
25 November, 2020
Understanding how particles travel through a device is vital for improving the efficiency of solar cells. Researchers from KAUST, working with an international team of scientists, have now developed a set of design guidelines for enhancing the performance of molecular materials.
10 November, 2020
Advanced ink formulations could be the key to turning perovskite solar cells (PSCs) from heroes of academic labs into commercially successful products. Researchers at KAUST have developed a perovskite ink tailor-made for a mass manufacturing process called slot-die coating, producing PSCs that captured solar energy with high efficiency. The ink could also be coated onto silicon to create perovskite/silicon tandem solar cells that capture even more of the Sun’s energy.
26 October, 2020
Insight into energy losses that affect the conversion of light into electricity could help enhance organic solar cell efficiencies. A KAUST-led team of organic chemists, materials engineers, spectroscopists and theoretical physicists from six research groups has extensively evaluated efficiency-limiting processes in organic photovoltaic systems.