Power and Electrical Engineering

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Panel Level Packaging Consortium 2.0 – The First Year!

Despite the COVID-19 crisis, Fraunhofer IZM and its 17 partners on the PLC 2.0 consortium have achieved excellent results within the first year. All partners met in a virtual meeting…

Infrared detector for smartphones and autonomous vehicles

Jülich researchers, together with Italian and German colleagues, have developed a particularly cost-effective infrared detector that can be easily integrated into existing camera chips and smartphones. The new sensor can…

Combining perovskite with silicon, solar cells convert more energy from sun

Tandem solar cells with world-record efficiency of 29.52% could help rapidly scale up solar energy. Many countries around the world are committed to reducing emissions or reaching net-zero emissions to…

New clean energy tech extracts twice the power from ocean waves

Researchers have developed prototype technology that can double the power harvested from ocean waves, in an advance that could finally make wave energy a viable renewable alternative. The untapped potential…

Next generation electronics

Expanding the possibilities with silver nanowires. Scientists improve the longevity of silver nanowires to enhance capabilities in electronic devices. Today’s nanoscale technologies are sophisticated enough to be applied in an…

The battery production of the future – with the help of AI

A new project at Landshut University of Applied Sciences deals with the development of a self-learning method for the production of batteries and thereby aims to strengthen Germany in terms…

Achieving equitable access to energy in a changing climate

Access to modern, reliable, and affordable energy services is a must for development and ensuring a decent quality of life. IIASA researchers used a novel bottom-up approach to analyze how…

Project PV-Live: New solar irradiance data set published

Reliable projections and forecasts of photovoltaic generation are becoming more and more important to maintain a stable power grid and for solar energy trading on the electric power exchange. To…

Solid-state battery to leap into industrial application

BMBF project “SoLiS” explores innovative lithium-sulfur battery concepts. The research project “SoLiS – Development of Lithium-Sulfur Solid State Batteries in Multilayer Pouch Cells”, which started in July 2021, aims to…

Using heating to cool rooms

Climate change is causing a persistent increase in the number of hot summer days. Offices and homes are getting hotter, and the nights bring little respite from the heat. Against…

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