Glowing nanomaterial to drive new generation of solar cells

Posted by on April 18, 2016 1:59 pm
Categories: Science

Physicists have discovered radical new properties in a nanomaterial which opens new possibilities for highly efficient thermophotovoltaic cells, which could one day harvest heat in the dark and turn it into electricity. The research team has demonstrated a new artificial material, or metamaterial, that glows in an unusual way when heated.

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