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Nanowires Could Be Solution for High-performance Solar Cells
November 8, 2011
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Tiny wires could help engineers realize high-performance solar cells and other electronics, according to University of Illinois researchers. The researchers developed a technique to integrate compound semiconductor nanowires on silicon wafers, overcoming the challenge of lattice mismatch and reducing defects in devices.Full Story
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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