TITLE

BP Solar Funds Nanomaterials Research

PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Solar Today;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
reports that scientists at New York's Rochester Institute of Technology's (RIT) NanoPower Research Laboratories (NRL) have received a boost in their work toward new power supply solutions. Contract of BP Solar with the NRL to develop plastic solar cells using nanomaterials; Value of the three-year program; Plan of the RIT researchers to develop an improved polymer solar cell using nanomaterial additives.
ACCESSION #
14949617

 

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