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Nano Solar Cell absord 10 time more....

Discussion in 'Energy, Environment, and Policy' started by tdelta1000, Oct 1, 2010.

  1. tdelta1000

    tdelta1000 Active Member

    Jul 19, 2009
    South Florida
    #1 tdelta1000, Oct 1, 2010
    Last edited: Oct 1, 2010
    According to an article found on, nano cell are able to absorb 10 times more energy. Here's a link: Nano Solar Cells

    Hopfully this type of tech will be used on cars.
  2. edo

    edo Member

    Jul 23, 2008
    The 10x increase must refer to nano or organic cells, or nano organic cells. Commercial silicon cells are 8-12% efficient, meaning that 10x improvement is likely impossible... (converting 120% of the incident light into electricity would be some trick!)
  3. Todd Burch

    Todd Burch Voltage makes me tingle.

    Nov 3, 2009
    Smithfield, VA
    The title says 10x more "than previously thought".

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