Scientists from University of California enhance solar energy conversion process

Scientists from University of California enhance solar energy conversion process

Scientists at the University of California, Riverside, have discovered a new way to manage efficient solar energy conversion using the infrared region of the light wave spectrum. By combining inorganic semiconductor nanocrystals with organic molecules to enhance the overall conversion of solar photons, the efficiency of the process is said to be improved by 30 percent or more.

“This upconverted photon is readily absorbed by photovoltaic cells, generating electricity from light that normally would be wasted,” said University of California, Riverside, chemistry professor Christopher Bardeen. 

In addition to facilitating the development of more efficient solar energy panels, this breakthrough also has the capacity to benefit solar imaging, data storage and organic light-emitting diodes.

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by Philip Small July 30, 2015 No Comments Post: Solar Resources, Uncategorized

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