Researchers from Florida State University have used a two-pronged approach to achieve rapid synthesis of these metal-organic perovskite-like multiferroics.
ZSW Sets New World Record for Thin-film Solar Cells
The Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) has nudged up the performance bar for thin-film solar cells yet another notch.
Demonstration of polycrystalline thin film coatings on glass for spin Seebeck energy harvesting
A newly discovered phenomena enables the separation of the key physical parameters that limit the efficiency of conventional thermoelectrics.
Surface recombination in III-nitride LEDs: negligible or important?
Researchers have carried out a simulation study choosing two state-of-the-art commercial high-power LED chips as prototypes.
pss Showcase 2016
The showcase presents a free-to-read selection of physica status solidi articles published in 2015.
First transparent solar cells developed by physicists of Leipzig University
Prof. Marius Grundmann from Universität Leipzig and his PhD student Robert Karsthof, MSc, and further coworkers have presented the first such transparent solar cell in a recent article in physica status solidi (a).
Special issues on Nobel Prizewinning Nitride Semiconductors
Twin special issues on the Nobel Prize topic “Nitride Semiconductors” have been published in pss (a) and pss (b).
pss Showcase 2015
The 2015 edition of our pss Showcase looks back on recent successful publications in the physica status solidi journal family.
CIGS solar cells reach new record efficiency
ZSW Stuttgart, Germany, has recently presented CIGS solar cells with conversion efficiencies up to 21.7%.
Two-dimensional materials: electronic structure and many-body effects
Special issue, guest-edited by F. Guinea, M. I. Katsnelson, and T. O. Wehling, is focused on electronic structure and other properties of 2D materials.