• Solar cell wonder material surprises researchers : Unexpected experimental results lead to a better understanding of promising perovskite

    Physicists at AMOLF have unraveled the mysterious working mechanism of a promising new class of materials for solar cells. Their pressure experiments with perovskite semiconductors had very counter-intuitive results, which …

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  • Wondermateriaal voor zonnecellen verrast onderzoekers : Onverwachte experimentele resultaten leiden tot beter begrip van het veelbelovende materiaal perovskiet

    Natuurkundigen van AMOLF hebben het mysterieuze werkingsmechanisme opgehelderd van een veelbelovend nieuw materiaal voor zonnecellen. Experimenten waarin ze druk uitoefenden op perovskiet halfgeleiders leidden tot tegen-intuïtieve resultaten die ze niet …

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  • Veni grants for Scott Waitukaitus & Andrew Musser

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) awarded Veni grants to the AMOLF researchers Scott Waitukaitus and Andrew Musser. In total 158 researchers received a Veni grant with a maximum …

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  • AMOLF group leaders publish review article in Science on challenges in photovoltaic energy conversion

    Analyzing 16 record-efficiency solar cell materials, the paper presents opportunities to improve photovoltaic efficiency using nanoscale light management and to enhance carrier collection with innovative materials science and engineering strategies.

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  • Solar cell material can recycle light to boost efficiency

    Perovskite materials can recycle light particles – a finding which could lead to a new generation of affordable, high-performance solar cells. Together with researchers from the United Kingdom AMOLF group …

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  • Bruno Ehrler starts new research group on Hybrid Solar Cells

    As of November 1st, Bruno Ehrler has been appointed as AMOLF group leader. Ehrler is the second group leader hired in the FOM Focus group “Light Management in New Photovoltaic …

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