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Toward Better Solar Cells: Chemists Gain Control of Light-harvesting Paths

October 8, 2009

chemistry graphic University of Florida chemists have pioneered a method to tease out promising molecular structures for capturing energy, a step that could speed the development of more efficient, cheaper solar cells. Full Story

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