• 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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  • AMOLF researchers make transparent conductors by means of stamping and growing

    Researchers at AMOLF have discovered a new technique for making transparent conductors used in electronics such as solar cells and smartphones. The technique is a combination of a stamping mechanism …

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  • Solar cell researchers combine the best of two worlds with mineral based nanowires

    For the first time a team of researchers from FOM Institute AMOLF have synthesized a mineral (AgFeS2) to create semiconducting nanowires. This earth-abundant semiconductor has a direct band gap of …

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  • Core-shell nanowire antennas boost absorption for solar cells

    Researchers at the FOM Institute AMOLF have taken the first steps towards making a high performance solar cell by coating metal nanowire electrodes with an ultrathin shell of the absorbing …

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