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January 8th, 2008

Boffin boosts solar cell size 100-fold

Abstract:
A researcher at Israel's Bar-Ilan University has created a solar cell 100 times bigger than previous designs using nano-based methods.

Professor Arie Zaban, head of the university's Nanotechnology Institute, had already developed a method of using metallic wires mounted on conductive glass to form the basis of solar cells.

This method produces electricity with an efficiency similar to that of conventional silicon-based cells, but which are much cheaper to produce.

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