Quantum “assisted” solar cells achieve 114% efficiency

This Science paper abstract describes an easily manufactured “quantum dot” – tiny semiconductor cystals – technology that can achieve an electron output greater than the number of photons input.

More on this at Here at physorg also here at thinkprogress and CNET

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"If you read about something, you have learned about it. If you can teach something, you have mastered it. Designing a useful game about something however, requires developing a deep understanding of how it relates to other things."

Posted on December 19, 2011, in Cool Stuff. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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