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New smart window glass changes from clear to dark in nearly 30 seconds

By Faye Oney / August 11, 2017

Stanford University researchers have developed a smart window that can switch from transparent to dark in 30 seconds. The new smart glass has the potential to be used in buildings, automobiles, and even eyeglasses.

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It takes two: New tandem perovskite solar cell could outrank silicon’s efficiency and stability

By Stephanie Liverani / October 25, 2016

Researchers from Stanford University (Stanford, Calif.) and Oxford University (Oxford, England) joined forces to create a new perovskite design they say “could outperform existing commercial technologies,” according to a Stanford News article.

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Let there be light: Novel light-processing technique heals defects in perovskite solar cells to improve stability

By Stephanie Liverani / May 27, 2016

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and other affiliated institutions in the U.S. and the U.K. say they’ve “made significant inroads toward understanding a process for improving perovskites’ performance, by modifying the material using intense light,” according to an MIT news article.

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