10 Feb '18, 6pm

The organic solar cell technology promises low-cost manufacturing, abundant raw materials, and lightweight,...

The organic solar cell technology promises low-cost manufacturing, abundant raw materials, and lightweight,...

The organic solar cell technology promises low-cost manufacturing, abundant raw materials, and lightweight, flexible substrates. These benefits address the limitations of current photovoltaic cells on the market. However, the efficiency of this cheaper and more sustainable alternative to silicon-based solar cells remains a big challenge. At 11 percent efficiency, they need more ways to catch up on silicon-based solar cells’ efficiency. A new research group called the Center for Computational Study of Excited-State Phenomena in Energy Materials, established in 2016 at the Berkeley Lab, has opened a new direction to improve organic solar cell’s efficiency. “We actually discovered a new mechanism that allows us to try to design better materials,” says C2SEPEM Director Steven G. Louie. What Are Organic Solar Cells and How Do They Work? Organic solar cells or plastic solar cell...

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