MTL News Archives for 2013

Transparent solar cells

June 27, 2013

Generating power from everyday surfaces


Vladimir Bulović of electrical engineering and computer science (left) and Miles Barr PhD '12 (right) are making transparent solar cells that could one day be deposited on everyday objects from mobile devices to windows, turning surfaces everywhere into low-cost energy-harvesting systems. This research was supported by the MIT Center for Excitonics, an Energy Frontier Research Center funded by the US Department of Energy. Photo: Justin Knight

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