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Simultaneous design and nanomanufacturing speeds up fabrication


August 4, 2017

By using concurrent design and nanomanufacturing, Northwestern University researchers produced inexpensive material surfaces for use in ultra-thin solar cells that can absorb more light. Full Story

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