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Transparent solar cells

(PhysOrg.com) -- If solar cells were transparent they could be fitted to windows and building facades. Physical modeling helps in the development of suitable materials for transparent electronics and thus ...

dateJun 02, 2009 in Materials Science
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Nanotechnology changes behavior of materials

One of the reasons solar cells are not used more widely is cost—the materials used to make them most efficient are expensive. Engineers are exploring ways to print solar cells from inks, but the devices ...

dateJan 23, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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