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UChicago-Argonne National Lab team improves solar-cell efficiency
September 18, 2014
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.New light has been shed on solar power generation using devices made with polymers, thanks to a collaboration between scientists in the University of Chicago's Chemistry Department, the Institute for Molecular Engineering and Argonne National Laboratory. Researchers identified a new polymer--a type of large molecule that forms plastics and other familiar materials--which improved the efficiency of solar cells.Full Story
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