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Materials Scientists at Harvard Demonstrate the First Macro-scale, Thin-film Solid-oxide Fuel Cell
April 3, 2011
Materials scientists at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and SiEnergy Systems LLC have demonstrated the first macro-scale, thin-film solid-oxide fuel cell.
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