Hot electrons harvested without tricks

Scientists from the University of Groningen and Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) have now shown that this may be easier than expected by combining a perovskite with an acceptor material for hot electrons. NOVEMBER 15, 2019 by University of Groningen Semiconductors convert energy from photons (light) into an electron current. However, some photons carry too much energy […]

Unlocking a 140-year-old secret in physics

In a new study in the journal Nature, an IBM Research-led collaboration describes an exciting breakthrough in a 140-year-old mystery in physics. OCTOBER 11, 2019 by IBM Semiconductors are the basic building blocks of today’s digital, electronic age, providing us a multitude of devices that benefit our modern life, including computer, smartphones and other mobile devices. Improvements […]