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New Solar Cells Shine With Potential
2012-05-24 11:34:04

Today’s solar cells have several limitations, including high production costs, low efficiency and durability, and reliance on scarce materials for production.

2011-01-18 22:22:17

Researchers at Northwestern University have placed nanocrystals of rock salt into lead telluride, creating a material that can harness electricity from heat-generating items such as vehicle exhaust systems, industrial processes and equipment and sun light more efficiently than scientists have seen in the past.


Word of the Day
cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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