Ultrathin phosphorus semiconductors that become metallic when stacked can tackle resistance issues and boost transistor performance.
Salt-rejecting microchannels help make seawater drinkable using the power of the sun.
SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, recently welcomed 83 Members as new Fellows of the Society. Qiaoqiang Gan was among the new inductees elected to the Society's 2023 Fellows Class.
Dr. Erkan Aydin, a research scientist based in the KAUST Solar Center (KSC), has been awarded the prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant.
Environmentally friendly renewable biosolvents could help clean up the manufacture of solar panels.
Wirelessly powered large-area electronics could enable a cheaper and greener internet of things.
Rechargeable batteries to benefit from the development of lithium-loving foams.
Compliant and conductive carbon nanomaterial could be the perfect fit for on-skin electronics.
A new short course for engineers in Saudi Arabia is helping to develop the expertise in photovoltaic solar design to achieve Vision 2030 sustainability goals.
Derya Baran, who heads the Organic Materials for Energy Applications (OMEGA) research group at KAUST, has been appointed a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC).
Frederic Laquai, interim director of the KSC was interviewed for the Al-Arabiya TV documentary-“The Green Promise” which explores the Kingdom’s path to a clean and green future.
Precisely determining the energy levels of different solar materials leads to high performance devices.
Real-world testing enables local industry to profit from the unique climate of the Middle East.
Pulses from an atom-sharp tip enable researchers to break and form chemical bonds at will.
A simple reordering of the layers in solar-cell modules can help improve efficiency.
An extra metal fluoride layer facilitates charge separation and boosts performance in perovskite–silicon tandem solar cells.
Built-in heterojunctions enhance the ability of nanoparticle photocatalysts to produce hydrogen fuel from water.
Light causes small rapid distortions in solar cell material, affecting how charge carriers behave.
A novel device architecture makes organic electronics applicable to 5G telecommunications.
Tunable perovskite-based multilayered films provide long-term stability for high-performing solar cells.
A deeper understanding of efficiency-limiting processes provides design rules for organic solar cell materials.
Pulses of intense light could clean organic pollutants from wastewater.
Transistor-based sensors offer hope for rapid diagnosis and treatment for COVID-19 and other infections.
Damage from adding electrical contacts to sensitive semiconductors can be mitigated using a buffer layer and optimized deposition.
Solar power innovator is creating organic materials for cheaper, more efficient photovoltaics
Two-sided technology collects more energy to make solar more efficient and less expensive.
A simple holistic solution plugs the performance-sapping defects that hamper new alternative solar materials.
Conquering a chemical challenge to control the structure of a polymer opens a path to better biosensors.
Calculations predict that atom-thin sheets of carbon chalcogenides will grow wider when stretched in any direction.
Rational molecular design produces air-stable polymer-based semiconductors to better exploit waste heat for electricity.
Combining two light-absorbing materials and optimizing the flow of current improves the performance of solar cells.
Modeling shows the true cost of heat on PV system performance.