Breaking News
News & Analysis

Heliatek adds foil to organic solar cells

9/3/2010 02:54 PM EDT
5 comments
NO RATINGS
More Related Links
View Comments: Threaded | Newest First | Oldest First
krisi
User Rank
CEO
re: Heliatek adds foil to organic solar cells
krisi   9/3/2010 3:13:11 PM
NO RATINGS
Organic, solar, what's not to like! Anyone knows any details of this technology to judge how sounds it is? Kris

chanj0
User Rank
Manager
re: Heliatek adds foil to organic solar cells
chanj0   9/3/2010 8:46:18 PM
NO RATINGS
In terms of weight, organic solar cell looks like an attractive product. Does anyone know the efficiency of it compared to that of inorganic solar cell?

jg_
User Rank
Rookie
re: Heliatek adds foil to organic solar cells
jg_   9/4/2010 4:09:13 AM
NO RATINGS
Lab numbers are : 2009 : 6.1% April 2010 : 7.7% and they claim to target 10+% No products until 2012, so still lab-level tech, but those numbers/trends are quite good. Of course, they are not the only roll-roll Solar PV solution, and lifetimes/degradations are only hinted at.

Silicon_Smith
User Rank
Rookie
re: Heliatek adds foil to organic solar cells
Silicon_Smith   9/4/2010 6:35:25 PM
NO RATINGS
"500 grams per square meter, instead of today's customary 20-kg per square meter for silicon-based solar cells", what would be the cost differential? Any clues?

chanj0
User Rank
Manager
re: Heliatek adds foil to organic solar cells
chanj0   9/7/2010 6:50:49 PM
NO RATINGS
10% is low compared to the claim posted in another article. http://www.eetimes.com/electronics-news/4207381/IMEC-reports-solar-cells I am wondering whether SunPower's claim is true or not. Any comment?

Flash Poll
Radio
LATEST ARCHIVED BROADCAST
Join our online Radio Show on Friday 11th July starting at 2:00pm Eastern, when EETimes editor of all things fun and interesting, Max Maxfield, and embedded systems expert, Jack Ganssle, will debate as to just what is, and is not, and embedded system.
Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed
Top Comments of the Week