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Image credit: When light is absorbed in pentacene, the generated singlet excitons rapidly undergo fission into paris of triplets that can be efficiently transferred onto inorganic nanocrystals. Credit: Maxim Tabachnyk

Hybrid Material May Smash the Ceiling of Solar Cell Efficiency

In the process of photosynthesis, only 10% of the light plants receive from the sun is turned into usable hydrogen to help the reaction. Last summer, some scientists succeeded in reaching world-record 44.7% with a new cell in regard to laboratory efficiency, and their final goal would be 50%. However such record […]

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Lettuce inspection. Workers inspect the lettuce in the Fukushima Prefecture facility. Image credit: Fujitsu.

Fujitsu Hopes to Turn High-Tech Lettuce into Cash

Not your typical product from an electronics firm. Workers inspect the lettuce in the Fukushima Prefecture facility. Fujitsu, the giant electronics manufacturer, is now engaged in developing lettuce, a product different from its usual catlogue, at the former factory in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. The lettuce, growing in a clean room, is engineered […]

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