Centre for Process Innovation pilots ALD system for cheaper ultra barrier films

beneqThe Centre for Process Innovation (CPI), the UK technology innovation centre, is piloting the roll-to-roll atomic layer deposition (ALD) system from the thin film technology company Beneq. This will pave the way for the production of low cost ultra barrier films for applications in flexible photovoltaics. [Read more…]

Dr. Nigel Salter: Graphene-based thin film photovoltaics may help us overcome energy crisis

In this exclusive column Dr. Nigel Salter, Managing Director of Manchester-based graphene manufacturer 2-DTech, explains how the incorporation of graphene into thin film photovoltaics may boost their conversion efficiencies and help us meet rising global demand for energy.Solar panels [Read more…]

Nanopac to establish nanotech manufacturing facilities in Malaysia’s ‘Nano Valley’

Nanopac Innovation, the nanotechnology firm, has today announced it is in the preliminary stages of setting up a manufacturing facility in Malaysia’s new ‘Nano Valley’ to produce its nanotechnology solar cells which can be used to power handheld electronic devices and outdoor lighting for restaurants, hospitals and hotels. [Read more…]