New thin-film solar cells capture high-energy photons more efficiently

12108827774_e982b32a90_bConverting Quarterly — Scientists at the US Dept. of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Texas at Austin have together developed a new, inexpensive material that has the potential to capture and convert solar energy — particularly from the bluer part of the spectrum — much more efficiently than ever before. Read more.

Posted February 17, 2014