This amazing solar cell is light and so thin, it’ll happily rest on a soap bubble

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Solar Cell at Soap Bubble
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Scientists have made a solar cell that’s light and so thin, it can happily rest on a soap bubble without popping it. The solar cells, which have been made using flexible parylene, have a much improved power-to-weight ration of 6-watts per gram, which is about 400 times greater. Imagine the potential of tiny solar cells… Read more »

Researchers double efficiency of see-through solar cell

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See on Scoop.it – Green Living A new type of two-layer solar cell could power our devices and buildings while remaining transparent. Researchers at UCLA have developed a new kind of see-through solar cell that could be used on windows, car sunroofs, smartphone displays and other transparent surfaces to harvest energy from the sun. First developed in… Read more »