solar cells

Associate Professor Xiaojing Hao

Scientia Associate Professor Xiaojing Hao has been honoured at the Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science.

A sample of some of the perovskite cells used in the experiment

Light-weight, cheap and ultra-thin perovskite crystals have promised to shake-up renewable energy for some time. Research led by Professor Anita Ho-Baillie means they are ready to take the next steps towards commercialisation.

Associate Professor Brett Hallam

Associate Professor Brett Hallam has been named the 2020 recipient of the IEEE Stuart R Wenham Young Professional Award, for outstanding contributions to photovoltaics technology.

Chee Mun Chong

Chee Mun Chong left UNSW holding an efficiency record for solar cells that was still standing when he returned as an academic 20 years later.

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Solar windows can harness the sun's energy while maintaining enough transparency to function as a window, write Matthew Wright and Mushfika Baishakhi Upama.

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They’re flexible, cheap to produce and simple to make – which is why perovskites are the hottest new material in solar cell design. And now, UNSW engineers have smashed the world efficiency record.

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Australia can capture a “fair share” of the US$2.5 trillion in forecast global investment in renewables, Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said on a visit to UNSW’s solar energy research facilities.

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The Prime Minister's recognition of UNSW as a world-record holder in solar cell research in his speech to the UN climate summit in Paris is shining a light on Australian innovation, says Ian Jacobs.

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Torture’s effects on the brain is one of 20 UNSW research projects to attract $20.9 million in federal grants and industry contributions - the best result in the country - in the latest funding round.

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UNSW solar cell researchers have posted a world record double in a breakthrough that promises to make solar power more efficient and affordable.

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