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Researchers Develop a Path to Liquid Solar Cells That Can Be Printed Onto Surfaces
April 25, 2012
Scientists at University of Southern California have developed a potential pathway to cheap, stable solar cells made from nanocrystals so small, they can exist as a liquid ink and be painted or printed onto clear surfaces.
University of Southern California
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