Tin layer in R&D breakthrough for solar cells

A team led by Hairen Tan at Nanjing University, China has discovered that using a tin layer in tin perovskite solar cells can boost the efficiency of this new low-cost, lightweight technology by making sure the tin stays in the right chemical form. There is a huge...

StoreDot tin anode battery charges e-scooter in just five minutes

StoreDot have demonstrated charging an e-scooter in just five minutes using their highly innovative tin-containing lithium-ion battery. The company claims this is the first time an electric two-wheeler has been charged in such a small amount of time. StoreDot is an...

Oxford PV moving toward next-gen tin-using solar cells

Oxford PV, a UK-based company grounded in photovoltaics, is planning to bring tin-using perovskite-based solar cells to the market by the end of next year. The company is a spin-off from research pioneered by Henry Snaith at the University of Oxford. Snaith was part...