NC State researcher helps find way to make solar panels more efficient

01/13/2014 10:33 AM

01/13/2014 10:36 AM

Researchers from N.C. State University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have developed a way to dramatically improve the efficiency of solar cells.

A new method of tweaking the molecular structure of a polymer commonly used in solar cells may boost efficiency by as much as 30 percent.

Wei Ma, a post-doctoral physics researcher from N.C. State helped conduct and author a paper on the research.

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