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April 24th, 2007

Nanoscale 'Coaxial Cables' for Solar Energy Harvesting

Abstract:
Scientists have designed a new type of nanowire - a tiny coaxial cable - that could vastly improve a few key renewable energy technologies, particularly solar cells, and could even impact other cutting-edge, developing technologies, such as quantum computing and nanoelectronics.

The nanowire, developed by researchers from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, may solve several problems currently associated with renewable energy applications.

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