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A newly discovered path for the conversion of sunlight to electricity could brighten the future for photovoltaic technology.
Nanowire advances promise improved light-emitting diodes and solar-energy generation.
By Shelley, Suzanne ENERGY Scientists at the U.S. Dept. of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have set a world record in solar cell efficiency with a photovoltaic device that converts 40.8% of the light that hits it into electricity.
Magnolia Optical Technologies announced that it is collaborating with Dr. Roger Welser of the Kopin Corporation in developing indium nitride (InN)-based quantum dot solar cells for NASA and Defense applications.
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