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December 26th, 2007

Cornell Joins Solar Energy Consortium

Abstract:
The Cornell NanoScale Facility in Duffield Hall makes Cornell the best place to research nanotechnology, the science which will be used to improve solar cells, according to Malliaras. Efficiency refers to the ratio of how many watts of energy are available compared to the ratio of how many watts are produced. A higher number means a greater efficiency.

As a member of the consortium, "Cornell has a leadership role in developing solar cell technology in New York State," Malliaras said.

Source:
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