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MIT Researchers Develop a Way to Funnel Solar Energy


September 13, 2010

filament absorbing energy from the sun Using carbon nanotubes (hollow tubes of carbon atoms), MIT chemical engineers have found a way to concentrate solar energy one-hundred times more than a regular photovoltaic cell. Such nanotubes could form antennas that capture and focus light energy, potentially allowing much smaller and more powerful solar arrays. Full Story

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