25 Apr '16, 10am

Sol Voltaics claims gallium arsenide nanowire alignment and orientation breakthrough

Sol Voltaics AB has claimed a breakthrough in the ability to deploy gallium arsenide nanowires in a thin film format on crystalline silicon solar cells that creates the opportunity for nanowire alignment and orientation repeatability. Materials start-up Sol Voltaics AB has claimed a breakthrough in the ability to deploy gallium arsenide nanowires in a thin-film format on crystalline silicon solar cells that creates the opportunity for nanowire alignment and orientation repeatability. Sol Voltaics noted that by demonstrating the ability to control nanowire orientation and alignment at the centimetre scale on standard-sized wafer moved the technology closer to commercial production of tandem solar cells and modules. Erik Smith, CEO of Sol Voltaics said: “By aligning nanowires within a membrane, we’ve taken our greatest stride yet toward manufacturing solar nanowire films at ...

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