Outreach day for young girls – Development of Solar cells

February 11th has been designated as the international day of women and girls in science to promote their participation in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) activities [1]. For the first time in 2020, the Physics Institute of BUAP (IFUAP) opens its doors to young girls to talk about science and…

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I replace the battery of my phone, now what?

Last week I was talking about "DIY Culture: Repair and Recycle" where I show you the way I found to replace an old iPhone 6 and keep using it for a while in 2020. But now, there is still a problem. What I should do with the used battery? The…

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How a Silicon Heterojunction solar cell is made? MRS SciVid-2017 (winner)

Looking for PV-Lab (Photovoltaic Labs ) on the web I found this video which explains the process of the development of silicon (Si) solar cells. It seems interesting so I want to share it with you. The most efficient silicon solar cells in 2020 are developed using Si-heterojunctions (26.7% lab…

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