Caffeine Gives Perovskite Solar Cells An Energy Boost, Study Says

By | April 26, 2019

Wait, what?

According to this report; Caffeine’s a boost not just for humans…:

https://spectrum.ieee.org/energywise/green-tech/solar/java-takes-the-jitters-out-of-solar-cells

Caffeine makes perovskite photovoltaics more stable, enhancing their commercial potential

Caffeine’s calming effect starts during the creation of perovskite crystals. “Without caffeine, the crystallization process will just take 2 seconds, but with caffeine it will take 1 to 2 minutes,” says Yang. The more deliberate growth process yields a perovskite material with larger grains of defect-free crystal.

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