A recent study seeks to identify, understand, and solve issues surrounding the integration of ferro/piezo-electric materials with silicon technology.
Workshop on Antiferromagnetic Spintronics in Mainz
A workshop on the emerging field of Antiferromagnetic Spintronics focuses on making antiferromagnets active elements of spintronic devices
Microwave recipe for size-based control of properties of metal-organic perovskites
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.
Bulk and surface electron transport in topological insulator candidate YbB6
Striking similarity in key ingredients for topological insulators (TI) and effective thermoelectrics are announced.
A new family of dielectric materials
A team from ICMMO (Institut de Chimie Moléculaire d’Orsay) of Université Paris-Saclay recently showed that entropy-stabilized oxides can be substituted by aliovalent elements with charge compensation mechanisms.
Droop in phosphors
Droop, the decrease of efficiency with drive, is a major technology topic for InGaN-based light emitting diodes (LEDs).
Stability issues of the next generation solar cells
Due to the need to develop efficient, low cost photovoltaics, different emerging photovoltaic technologies have been attracting increasing attention.