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Silicon shortages drove up prices, but supplies are now increasing.
The silicon shortage that has kept solar electricity expensive is ending.
The 4.5-gigahertz resonator could lead to smaller electronics.
A California startup is cutting by half the amount of costly silicon used in solar panels.
A simple technique can draw–and erase–wires to create denser computer memory.
Research shows that silicon is as efficient as pricier materials.
Placing tiny spheres of silicon in reflective trays could be the key to cheap, efficient solar cells.
Photovoltaics made of nanowires could lead to cheaper solar panels.
A new light detector means all three core components of telecom networks can now be built in silicon.
Large-scale manufacturing techniques used to build LCDs could make solar power far more competitive.