Nanoparticles boost solar power's prospects Light- Trapping Photovoltaics

May 2010
Technology Review;May/Jun2010, Vol. 113 Issue 3, p54
The article reports on the ability of nanoparticles made of silver on thin-film photovoltaic cells to boost the competitiveness of solar power in Australia. It discusses the effort made by Kylie Catchpole, a research fellow at the Australian National University, to produce a large amount of electricity through photovoltaic cells. It stresses that thin-film photovoltaic cells will play a vital role in sustaining growth in the solar industry.


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