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Press Release 08-167
NSF Awards 14 Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers

Includes five new centers in sustainable energy, bio- and soft-materials, and next-generation electronics and photonics

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Photo of a flexible amorphous silicon solar cell.

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded grants to 14 Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSECs) that address materials research issues that are important to society. This is a flexible amorphous silicon solar cell made for the Renewable Energy MRSEC at the Colorado School of Mines by an industrial partner of the center, MVSystems, Inc.

Credit: Photo courtesy of MVSystems, Golden Colorado.


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