Nanoscale Solar Cells Absorb 10 Times More Energy

Tagged: Nanotech, Solar Cells, Technology
Source: gizmag - Read the full article
Posted: 4 years 12 weeks ago

"Research has already shown that at the nanoscale, chemistry is different and the same is apparently true for light, which Engineers at Stanford University say behaves differently at scales of around a nanometer. By creating solar cells thinner than the wavelengths of light the engineers say it is possible to trap the photons inside the solar cell for longer, increasing the chance they can get absorbed, thereby increasing the efficiency of the solar cell. In this way, they calculate that by properly configuring the thicknesses of several thin layers of films, an organic polymer thin film could absorb as much as 10 times more energy from sunlight than predicted by conventional theory." | more

 

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let me put that on my roof then, no more electric bills

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10 X More Solar Power!

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