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    Default Researchers Claim Solar Efficiency Breakthrough For Flexible Solar 'Skin'

    Lisa Cox
    February 18 2020

    Prof Lianzhou Wang and fellow researchers at the University of Queensland say their new solar technology has broken global records for energy conversion efficiency. A flexible solar “skin” that could be used to generate power on homes, cars and phones is a step closer to development after the technology was used to break a world record for electricity conversion, researchers say.

    Engineers at the University of Queensland have been working with nanoparticles known as quantum dots that pass electrons and generate an electrical current when exposed to solar energy.

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