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2014-05-05 08:23:18

"This indicates that Natcore's black silicon is commercially viable": Provini RED BANK, N.J., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the world's largest photovoltaic manufacturers has been the first to process Natcore Technology's black silicon wafers into working solar cells in an actual production line rather than in a laboratory setting. The wafers were given a black silicon etch by scientists of Natcore Technology Inc. (TSX-V: NXT; NTCXF.PK) using the company's proprietary...

Black Silicon Used To Make Solar Cells
2012-10-09 16:01:15

Solar cells convert three-quarters of the energy contained in the Sun℠s spectrum into electricity — yet the infrared spectrum is entirely lost in standard solar cells. In contrast, black silicon solar cells are specifi cally designed to absorb this part of the Sun℠s spectrum — and researchers have recently succeeded in doubling their overall efficiency. The Sun blazes down from a deep blue sky — and rooftop solar cells convert this solar energy into...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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