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Plastic Solar Cells More Efficient

Posted January 19, 2017 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

As plastic solar cells now rival silicon-based solar cells in power conversion efficiency, researchers want to increase the range of photonic energies that they can absorb. North Carolina State University researchers have developed a strategy for fabricating more efficient plastic solar cells that can absorb more than ever before.

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