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Silica photonic crystal coating helps solar cells keep their cool under the hot sun

By April Gocha / September 28, 2015

A trio of Stanford University researchers has developed a clear and protective cooling coating for solar cells that allows them to shunt away excess heat and improve efficiency.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / August 12, 2015

Yolk-and-shell batteries, flexible dielectric polymers take on ceramics, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 12, 2015.

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