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October 14th, 2010

Green energy field is fertile ground for wild concepts

Abstract:
Nanotechnology experts hoping to create solar panels that can be sprayed or painted onto surfaces are working with particles just a few billionths of a meter in size that can absorb and convert sunlight into electricity. The so-called quantum dots are mixed into an ink that could potentially charge electronics, vehicles and buildings. That technology is being worked on at several academic institutions, including the University of Texas in Austin, New Jersey Institute of Technology and University of Toronto.

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