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India's 'Fruit of the Gods' Could Make Solar Cells Cheaper and More Efficient
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, Institute of Technology, india, fruits, fruit juices, Solar Cells, discovery, environment, humans, news, science, research, study, technology, world )

- 743 days ago -
Scientists at the Institute of Technology (IIT)-Roorkee in India are investigating if commonly available fruits and fruit juices could help make solar cells cheaper and more efficient.
New Ultrathin Solar Cells Are Light Enough to Sit on a Soap Bubble
Science & Tech  (tags: solar cells, solar power, green energy, renewable energy, materials, breakthroughs )

- 1142 days ago -
Scientists have created the thinnest, lightest solar power cells yet - so lightweight that they can be draped on top of a soap bubble without popping it.
Wires Smaller in Diameter Than Light Waves Boost Solar Cell Efficiency
Science & Tech  (tags: solar cells, quest for better technology, lower cost solar, arrays of nanowires, indium phosphide (InP) nanowires, light waves )

- 2311 days ago -
In the continuing quest to create solar cells, researchers seek new materials, use clever techniques, and look for novel physical phenomena to extract the maximum electricity out of sunlight for the lowest cost.
Bright Idea Puts UW Professor in International Spotlight - Wyoming Tribune Eagle Online
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, professor, dept of chemistry, school of energy resources, solar cells, interesting )

- 3152 days ago -
CHEYENNE -- A University of Wyoming professor's research could mean more efficient and less expensive solar cells in the future. Bruce Parkinson is a professor in the Department of Chemistry and the School of Energy Resources at UW.
Inexpensive Highly Efficient Solar Cells Possible
Science & Tech  (tags: solar energy, solar cells, green energy, alternative energy )

- 3325 days ago -
Thanks to two technologies developed by Professor Benoît Marsan and his team at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) Chemistry Department, the scientific and commercial future of solar cells could be totally transformed.
Lower-Cost Solar Cells To Be Printed Like Newspaper, Painted On Rooftops
Science & Tech  (tags: Solar Cells, Electricity, Sustainabililty )

- 3556 days ago -
Solar cells could soon be produced more cheaply using nanoparticle "inks" that allow them to be printed like newspaper or painted onto the sides of buildings or rooftops to absorb electricity-producing sunlight.
Lower-Cost Solar Cells to Be Printed Like Newspaper, Painted on Rooftops - Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of T
Science & Tech  (tags: solar cells, solar energy, NewTechnology, green energy )

- 3557 days ago -
Solar cells could soon be produced more cheaply using nanoparticle "inks" that allow them to be printed like newspaper or painted onto the sides of buildings or rooftops to absorb electricity-producing sunlight.
Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Are Cheaper Than Silicon And Act More Like Plants
Science & Tech  (tags: solar cells, dye sensitized, alternative fuels )

- 4078 days ago -
A cheap alternative to silicon solar cells can be found in dye-sensitized solar cells. This type of cell imitates the natural conversion of sunlight into energy by plants and light-sensitive bacteria.
'Simple Discovery' Leads to Aust Science Breakthrough - Australia
Science & Tech  (tags: australia, university, scientists, wollongong, carbon, solar cells )

- 4125 days ago -
Australian researchers have discovered a cheap and simple way to make sheets of carbon just one atom thick - a finding that has implications for a range of developments from solar cells to bionic ears.
Look, Ma, No Batteries: Powering Nanoelectronics With Light
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, scientists, energy, solar cells )

- 4233 days ago -
Scientists have developed solar cells 200 hundred times thinner than a human hair that they believe will power the nanoscale gadgetry of tomorrow, according to a study released Wednesday. From consumer devices to bioterrorism monitors to in-body
Cheaper, More Efficient Solar Cells
Science & Tech  (tags: solar cells )

- 4442 days ago -
Much more efficient solar cells may soon be possible as a result of technology that more efficiently captures and uses light. A MIT spinoff aims to capture and use photons that ordinarily pass through solar cells without generating electricity.
Skinny New "Sliver Cells" to Slash Solar Costs By 60%
Science & Tech  (tags: solar cells )

- 4443 days ago -
A new type of solar cell, the "Sliver Cell", using razor-thin strips of material, has the potential to revolutionize the global solar power industry by dramatically reducing the amount of silicon required, the most expensive part of solar technology today
Solar Cell Breaks Efficiency Record
Science & Tech  (tags: Solar Energy, Solar Cells )

- 4489 days ago -
Boeing's Spectrolab unit, through a Department of Energy sponsorship, has developed a solar cell with a 40.7% efficiency in converting sunlight into electricity.

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