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A new tool to measure the photoluminescence of Solar Cells

Quality Control for Producing More Powerful Solar Cells A new tool to measure the photoluminescence of Solar Cells, quickly and with more flexibility than ever before The Technology is available under licence for Free Highly contaminated or defect-rich silicon such as Thin Film or at grain boundaries in multicrystalline silicon, has very short m...
Published: 24/11/2014
Category(s): Photovoltaics
Keywords(s): Cleantech, Easy Access IP, Energy, Manufacturing, Measurement, Photovoltaic, Research Tools, Solar
Inventor(s): Henner Kampwerth

A world-first material to effectively store hydrogen

Safer, Compact Hydrogen Storage Hydrogen has enormous potential as an energy storage medium. This invention provides the key to safer, more compact hydrogen storage. Energy generated from renewable sources, like wind or solar power, is difficult to store and therefore unable to supply demand when weather conditions are unfavourable. A viable ener...
Published: 26/03/2014
Category(s): Renewable Energy & Environment
Keywords(s): Cleantech, Energy, Environment, Manufacturing, Material Science, Mechanical Engineering, Storage
Inventor(s): Kondo-Francois Aguey-Zinsou, Wei Liu

Solving Global Water Shortages

Lowering the Cost of Desalination One third of the world’s population lacks sufficient water. The World Health Organisation predicts that by 2050 over two thirds of the world’s population will face severe water shortages. The effects of water shortage are well documented: food shortage, poor health, hunger and disease. The Technology ...
Published: 16/03/2014
Category(s): Renewable Energy & Environment, Miscellaneous, Next Generation Materials
Keywords(s): Agribusiness, Agriculture, Aquaculture, Chemical, Chemical Engineering, Cleantech, Defence
Inventor(s): Richard Pashley, Ganga Chandrasekara

Superior Manufacturing Techniques for Solar Cells

UNSW has boosted the performance of its Laser Doping Selective Emitter (LDSE) solar cell, a ground-breaking technology first developed by UNSW engineers The Technology The LDSE technology utilizes the properties of a laser in the presence of a phosphorus doping source to melt a silicon wafer. This process incorporates phosphorus dopants into ...
Published: 03/03/2013
Category(s): Photovoltaics
Keywords(s): Cleantech, Energy, Photovoltaic, Poly Silicon
Inventor(s): Martin Green, Stuart Wenham

Unique Techniques for Printing High Efficiency Solar Cells

UNSW has developed new dielectric patterning techniques to replace photolithography. Less steps, less and cheaper chemicals for manufacturing high efficiency solar cells. The Technology UNSW holds the world record for the efficiency of single junction silicon solar cell. The record of 25.0% was achieved using photolithography, which is too exp...
Published: 03/03/2013
Category(s): Photovoltaics
Keywords(s): Cleantech, Electrical Engineering, Photovoltaic, Poly Silicon, Solar
Inventor(s): Stuart Wenham, Ly Mai, Nicole Kuepper, Budi Tjahjono, Alison Lennon, Roland Utama

Boosting Solar Cell Energy Output

A Unique Top Surface Design and Printing Technique for Silicon Solar Cells to Boost the Energy Output The Technology UNSW has developed a patented top surface design for screen printed silicon solar cells. Conventional screen printed solar cells require metal fingers to be spaced well apart and require heavy doping in the silicon to achieve go...
Published: 14/07/2010
Category(s): Photovoltaics
Keywords(s): Cleantech, Electrical Engineering, Photovoltaic, Poly Silicon, Solar
Inventor(s): Stuart Wenham, Budi Tjahjono, Ly Mai
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