Max-Planck-Institut für Polymerforschung

 
Earth & Life
17. September 2020, 12:00
Research results, Scientific Publications

How charges move in solar cells

When light falls on a solar cell, its energy is transferred to electrons, which in turn can supply a device with electricity - this is the simple...  [mehr]

 
 
Earth & Life
10. August 2020, 17:15
Scientific Publications

Painting with crystals

Organic semiconductors are used today for various electronic components, such as light-emitting diodes, solar cells and transistors. Where some of...  [mehr]

 
Earth & Life
2. Juli 2020, 16:30
Scientific Publications

Electrons in the fast lane

Solar cells convert sunlight into electricity. During this process, the electrons of the material inside the cell absorb the energy of the light....  [mehr]

 
Earth & Life
6. April 2020, 11:00
Scientific Publications

When ions rattle their cage

In chemistry, common table salt is also known as sodium chloride. If this salt is dissolved in water, sodium and chloride atoms dissolve as...  [mehr]

 
Earth & Life
3. April 2020, 10:00
Scientific Publications

Harnessing the rain for hydrovoltaics

Water drops sliding over non-conducting surfaces can be found everywhere in our lives: From the dripping of a coffee machine, to a rinse in the...  [mehr]

 
Earth & Life
2. April 2020, 9:30
Scientific Publications

How to remove dirt easily

All surfaces in our daily lives become dirty over time with particles such as dust, pollen or microorganisms. Therefore, surfaces are desirable...  [mehr]