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September 22nd, 2005

Sunny side up

Celia Lamb: Ruxandra Vidu dreams of building solar energy panels using wires smaller than a strand of DNA.

The Romanian immigrant, who moved to the United States by way of Japan in May 2000, has co-founded a company called Q1 NanoSystems Corp. to develop the panels. She created the tiny wires, called nanocables, while working as a post-doctorate researcher at a University of California Davis materials science laboratory.


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