Gallery: Plant-Based Molecules Could Create More Efficient Photovoltaic...

 

Plants are excellent at harnessing solar power, so it only makes sense that scientists would eventually study them for hints on how to develop more efficient photovoltaic devices. Chemists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst are doing exactly that–they have figured out a way to build PV devices inspired by the photosynthetic processes of plants.

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