28 Oct '13, 12pm

Record Breaking Solar Cell Efficiency From A “Perfect Crystal”

Record Breaking Solar Cell Efficiency From A “Perfect Crystal”

Gallium is already on its way to becoming the workhorse of the solar tech field, and now it looks like the soft metal is is on track to become a thoroughbred. A team of US scientists has hit upon an improved a new method for growing indium gallium nitride (InGaN) crystals that could lead to record-breaking solar cell efficiency. So far the method has resulted in a film of InGaN that has “almost ideal characteristics.”

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2013/10/28/record-breaking-solar...

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