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By borrowing a trick from optical-fiber technology, a startup makes cells that trap light to create more electricity.
In acquiring Innovalight, DuPont will expand its solar business and develop new ways to make solar cells.
Metamaterials that convert lower-energy photons to usable wavelengths could offer solar cells an efficiency boost.
Silicon Valley startup gives details about its technology for making highly efficient yet inexpensive solar cells.
N-type and p-type semiconductor nanocrystals could pave the way for new types of solar cells.
Stanford researchers develop a trick that could help dye-sensitized solar cells trap more light.
A semiconductor material could make solar cells three times as efficient.
A pilot plant at a winery not only generates electricity, it heats the water.
A new polymer film protects panels from water so they can last for decades.
Active metamaterials might be used in solar cells that change properties with the weather.