‘Plastic’ solar cells made from carbon-based materials are very promising. However, their output still lags far behind the efficiency of solar cells with silicon as their active ingredient. Jan Anton Koster wants to improve the output of plastic solar cells. He has been awarded a prestigious Vidi grant to conduct research on the subject for five years.
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Molecular Biophysics post-doc Adéla Melcrova wins prestigious Czech Prize
NWO awards € 4 million to DIGITAL TWIN programme
Molecular hydrogen (H2) makes up 99% of the cold dense gas in galaxies. So mapping where stars are born basically means measuring H2, which lacks a strong characteristic signature at low temperatures. Astronomers from SRON Netherlands Institute for...