C-vitamin is renowned for its crucial role in our bodies, strengthening our immune system and overall health. However, now, this vitamin is stepping into the limelight to enhance the efficiency and longevity of solar cells. A new scientific article by Vida Engmann from SDU CAPE sheds light on the beneficial effects of C-vitamins for organic solar cells.
In 2024, the University of Southern Denmark (SDU) will launch a new Master's degree programme in Physics and Technology in Sønderborg. The programme allows graduates to work in fields such as energy technology, nanotechnology or medical technology.
The first two of a total of five elite centres have been designated at the SDU Climate Cluster. The two new research centres focus on nature-based solutions and solar energy, respectively. The remaining three centres will be designated this summer.
A new elite research centre under the SDU Climate Cluster takes a holistic approach to solar energy. The centre will not only design, build and develop paper-thin, flexible solar panels that can be mounted on all kinds of things, but also look at how they are implemented in society and how consumers better embrace the new solutions.
Thin-film technology plays a crucial role in combating climate change, and The Mads Clausen Institute at SDU in Sønderborg is a world leader in organic solar cell research. The researchers are working to make ultra-thin, flexible and transparent solar cells an integral part of our everyday lives. Their expertise and experience will also be used in the research and development of energy storage and green hydrogen technologies.
The Experiment program aims to find answers to the big, the small and the really quirky research questions. On the list of the technical and scientific research projects that receive this year's Experiment grants, you will find three researchers from the Mads Clausen Institute, who will now have the opportunity to realize their creative ideas within the interaction of light with advanced materials.
On Friday, 22 April, SDU Sønderborg was able to present women in science in connection with Forskningens Døgn.
When you already can dress up with a professor’s title at the age of 40, you should think that a tight career plan lies behind it. However, this is not the case for Morten Madsen. Great research results and an academic career are just a by-product of an unquenchable curiosity to understand the world around him.
This year, 191 original projects received support for a total of DKK 668 million under the two instruments DFF-Forskningssprojekt1 and DFF-Forskningsprojekt2. Associate Professor Jakob Kjelstrup-Hansen and Professor MSO, Morten Madsen, are among the recipients - both from the research center NanoSYD at SDU.
Transparent solar cells can be used in windows. But until now, they have either not been particularly effective or very transparent. A project that also includes a group of Danish researchers from the Mads Clausen Institute at SDU in Sønderborg will change that.