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Silicon and silicon carbide nanowire breakthrough could lead to roll-out solar panels and flexible electronics

By Eileen De Guire / August 20, 2013

A University of California, Berkeley group has a new method for growing semiconducting nanowire arrays on graphene that could lead to roll-out solar panels, flexible electronics, and more efficient batteries and supercapacitors for energy storage. (Credit: Alper; University of California, Berkeley.) Can you imagine a “roll-out” solar cell? University of California, Berkeley graduate student John…

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