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Solar cells as light as a soap bubble

February 29, 2016

Ultrathin, flexible photovoltaic cells from MIT research could find many new uses.

The MIT team has achieved the thinnest and lightest complete solar cells ever made, they say. To demonstrate just how thin and lightweight the cells are, the researchers draped a working cell on top of a soap bubble, without popping the bubble. Photo: Joel Jean and Anna Osherov.

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