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Developing chromium capture technology prevents poisoning of solid oxide fuel cells

By April Gocha / February 2, 2016

Researchers at the University of Connecticut are working on a solution to fuel cell degradation by developing a capture technique that can grab chromium within a fuel cell, preventing it from reaching and poisoning the cell’s cathode.

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First-of-its-kind ‘green’ antenna could double efficiency of solar cells

By Stephanie Liverani / September 4, 2015

There might be a new solution in the works for improving solar cell efficiency. Researchers from the University of Connecticut have developed a “unique, ‘green’ antenna that could potentially double the efficiencies of certain kinds of solar cells,” according to a news release from the American Chemical Society.

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