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    CLEO 2016: Photonic crystals keep solar cells cool

    Solar cells turn sunlight into electricity, but they’re only about 20% efficient. Much of the leftover energy turns into heat, which actually harms the solar cell. Now researchers from Stanford University, Palo Alto, California (US), have...
  • OLED microdisplay research
  • Silicon nanostructured patterns on a glass substrate Image courtesy of the Capasso LabHarvard SEAS

    Nanotechnology Makes Holograms Highly Efficient, Secure

    Holograms are a ubiquitous part of our lives. They are in our wallets — protecting credit cards, cash and driver’s licenses from fraud — in grocery store scanners and biomedical devices.    Even though holographic...
  • SPIE President Robert Lieberman fourth from left met with members of the SPIE Delaware State University Student Chapter in Dover before speaking at the US Department of Energy National Lab Day at the University of Delaware in Newark DESU photo

    Photonic Sensors Helpful in Fossil-Fuel Energy Production

    Photonic sensors can improve safety, efficiency, and resource management for fossil-fuel-derived energy, SPIE President Dr Robert Lieberman told lab leaders, researchers and industry representatives during the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)...
  • UT Southwestern Cryo-EM
  • SPIE Medical Imaging, Orlando in February

    SPIE Medical Imaging Call for Papers

    SPIE Medical Imaging, which takes place 11 to 16 February 2017 in Orlando, Florida (US) has issued a call for papers. SPIE Medical Imaging focuses on the latest information is presented by leading physicists, researchers, and scientists in image...
  • In order to manufacture high efficiency solar cells in series production, Dr Jan Nekarda and Dr-Ing Ralf Preu left to right developed the Laser Fired Contact LFC process Dirk MahlerFraunhofer

    Joseph von Fraunhofer Prize for Solar Cell Efficiency

    Photovoltaics and wind energy are major building blocks in the energy transformation, which is one of the biggest challenges society faces in the coming decades. “The total amount of electric energy from photovoltaic sources is more than 250...
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