Personal tools
log in | join | help
Sections

MIT's new solar cell turns heat into light to break energy conversion limits

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified May 26, 2016 01:07 AM
Editorial Rating: 1 2 3 4 5
Average Rating: 1 2 3 4 5 ( 0 votes)
by Cat DiStasio last modified May 25, 2016

MIT researchers are heating up clean energy technology with a new solar cell capable of converting solar heat into usable light, which raises the overall solar-to-electricity conversion rate of the cell. The new device demonstrates, for the first time ever, a method that allows solar cells to use heat to break through a theoretically predicted limitation on the amount of sunlight which can be converted into electricity. Compared to traditional solar cells, MIT’s new invention could be the thing...




 

 


 

 

 
 
 
welcome to our open house

"I'm looking for housing that is affordable, and modern. I know there must be innovative, well-designed housing out there. I just can't seem to find it!" —Tracey R., from the Dwell discussion board

more...
 

Website migration, maintenance and customization provided by Grafware.