“A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a quip and worried to death by a frown on the right man’s brow.” Ovid, Roman Poet (43 BC – 17 AD).
Monday, 12 December 2016
New multi-junction solar cell record
A conversion efficiency of 30.2 percent for a
III-V / Si multi-junction solar cell has been measured at the Fraunhofer
Institute for Solar Energy Systems.
The 4 cm² device was made of GaInP, GaAs and Si stacks.