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Solar & Alternative Energy

Hydrogen production with holes: what we learn from operando studies
Using x-ray spectroscopy to analyze a photoelectrochemical cell during water oxidation and hydrogen formation sheds light on the physics and chemistry of photoelectrodes.
High-speed performance and DC electrical power generation are simultaneously achieved with novel devices that include specifically designed absorption/collector junctions.
23 June 2017
New gold/titanium dioxide photonic band gap semiconductor materials with an inverse opal structure are promising photocatalysts for solar hydrogen production.
24 April 2017
A whole family of promising nanoengineered photocatalysts have been identified to enable the generation of solar fuels, hydrogen, and oxygen via artificial photosynthesis.
4 April 2017
Enhanced rates of energetic photons are generated above the thermal emission limit in a hybrid thermal-photoluminescent device, which has an efficiency of about 70 at moderate operating temperatures.
26 March 2017
SPIE Photonics West 2016 Plenary

From the SPIE Photonics West Show Daily: 2D tunable materials would allow researchers to "move from still-life daguerreotype nanophotonics to the film and television era."

9 March 2017
Philips Lighting: LED-based sales now 63% of total
Recent developments include 'world’s largest LED horticultural project' to increase fruit and vegetable yields in Russia.
24 July 2017
UK’s EPIC center rescheduled for 2019 launch
Application finally made to build Torbay-based photonics R&D facility after two-year delay blamed on Brexit.
19 July 2017
UK Parliamentary Group highlights photonics' benefits and needs
Reconstituted political forum develops strategy for new government's decision-making, spending priorities.
19 July 2017
Organic PV startup Eight19 wins £1.3m funding
Investment expected to progress profitability of OPV business, develop new thin-film technology to boost efficiency of Si photovoltaics.
19 July 2017
 
Harald Hass: Progress in LED technology removes barriers for LiFi communication