Friday, 25 July 2014

Stanford researchers develop self-cooling solar cells

Photovoltaic cells are one of the more promising alternative energy sources. Mechanically they are very simple, with no moving parts, and are clean and emission-free. Unfortunately they are also inefficient. One of the reasons for this is that they overheat, a problem that a Stanford University team under electrical engineering professor Shanhui Fan is addressing with the development of a thin glass layer that makes solar cells self-cooling. .. Continue Reading Stanford researchers develop self-cooling solar cells

Section: Science

Tags: Alternative Energy, Cooling, Electricity, Engineering, Photovoltaic, Solar Cell,Stanford University

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