• 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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