Features about 'SOLAR CELLS'

July 2013

Lighting the way

Rob Coppinger is enlightened by the laser technology that is making more effective photovoltaics possible

November 2012

High productivity, high efficiency, mass manufacture

Rob Coppinger uncovers how German researchers intend to industrialise laser processes for solar cells to make them ubiquitous

December 2007/ January 2008

Bright future for solar power

David Robson examines the role of lasers in producing low-cost, efficient solar cells that could provide a green replacement for fossil fuels

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