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New 'tunable' semiconductors will allow better detectors, solar cells
April 13, 2014
Researchers have discovered a way to use existing semiconductors to detect a far wider range of light than is now possible, well into the infrared range. The team hopes to use the technology in detectors, obviously, but also in improved solar cells that could absorb infrared light as well as the sun's visible rays.
Georgia State University
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