<b>Perovskite and Organic Solar Cells Tested for Space</b>

Perovskite and Organic Solar Cells Tested for Space

Perovskite and organic solar cells are promising options for future generations of solar cells. Over recent years, their efficiency has rapidly caught up with that of conventional silicon-based cells. "The best perovskite solar cells curren...
<b>Photonics meets surface science in a cheap and accurate sensor for biological liquids</b>

Photonics meets surface science in a cheap and accurate sensor for biological liquids

Skoltech researchers and their colleagues from Russia and Israel have come up with a new, simple and inexpensive method of testing liquid biological samples that can be further developed to work in clinical settings, including real-time test...
<b>Advanced science: high sensitivity photodetectors based on gradient architecture 2D / 3D Perovskite T</b>

Advanced science: high sensitivity photodetectors based on gradient architecture 2D / 3D Perovskite T

In recent years perovskite materials such as solar cells light-emitting diodes photodetectors have attracted extensive attention research in the photoelectric field because of their unique photoelectric properties. However the traditional th...
<b>Computational modelling explains why blues and greens are brightest colours in nature</b>

Computational modelling explains why blues and greens are brightest colours in nature

Researchers have shown why intense, pure red colours in nature are mainly produced by pigments, instead of the structural colour that produces bright blue and green hues....
<b>"Simulation microscope" examines transistors of the future</b>

"Simulation microscope" examines transistors of the future

Since the discovery of graphene, two-​dimensional materials have been the focus of materials research. Among other things, they could be used to build tiny, high-​performance transistors. Researchers at ETH Zurich and EPF Lausanne have...
<b>Small: polarized photodetectors based on low symmetry SBI3 / Sb2O3 core shell heterostructure nanowir</b>

Small: polarized photodetectors based on low symmetry SBI3 / Sb2O3 core shell heterostructure nanowir

considers the polarization property of light which can increase the new dimension of photoelectric detection. Polarization detection is widely used in navigation ocean monitoring information tracking biological detection. High efficiency po...
<b>Researchers Investigate Molecular Conformation of Organic Cations in 2D Hybrid Perovskites</b>

Researchers Investigate Molecular Conformation of Organic Cations in 2D Hybrid Perovskites

The organic-inorganic hybrid perovskites (OIHPs) have a multiple application on solar cells, lighting-emitting diodes (LEDs), field effect transistors (FETs) and photodetectors. Among the parameters valuing the power conversion efficiency (...
<b>A real alternative to crude oil</b>

A real alternative to crude oil

A research team from the Fraunhofer Society and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) led by chemist Volker Sieber has developed a new polyamide family which can be produced from a byproduct of cellulose production – a successful examp...
<b>Scientists grow optical chips in a petri dish</b>

Scientists grow optical chips in a petri dish

The modern photonics industry is constantly working on making its devices more compact, be it computing systems or sensors and lidars. For this, it is necessary to make lasers, transistors and other elements smaller. A team of scientists le...
<b>Combining Semantic Guidance and Deep Reinforcement Learning For Generating Human Level Paintings</b>

Combining Semantic Guidance and Deep Reinforcement Learning For Generating Human Level Paintings

Teaching robots to paint in a manner similar to a human painter is an important task in computer vision. A recent paper on arXiv.org proposes a novel approach to this problem, which tackles several limitations of current algorithms. L...