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University of Minnesota Researchers Clear Major Hurdle in Road to High-efficiency Solar Cells


June 17, 2010

solar cells A team of University of Minnesota-led researchers has cleared a major hurdle in the drive to build solar cells with potential efficiencies up to twice as high as current levels. Full Story

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