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Future looks bright for carbon nanotube solar cells

( —In an approach that could challenge silicon as the predominant photovoltaic cell material, University of Wisconsin-Madison materials engineers have developed an inexpensive solar cell that exploits carbon nanotubes ...

dateJun 18, 2013 in Nanophysics
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Organic solar cell breakthrough

NPL scientists have achieved a significant breakthrough in the metrology of organic photovoltaics – a solar power technology. The research demonstrated a new type of atomic force microscopy that can 'see' down into a ...

dateSep 15, 2011 in Nanophysics
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New solar concentrator design (w/ Video)

A new solar concentrator design from an electrical engineering Ph.D. student at the University of California, San Diego could lead to solar concentrators that are less expensive and require fewer photovoltaic cells than existing ...

dateApr 22, 2010 in Engineering
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