Laminated solar cell
The underside of the paper solar cells shows the layer of material that act as circuits to carry current. The solar cell paper operates at 20 volts, which means it could be used for many applications, said MIT's Gleason. Several pieces of paper could be wired in a series or parallel and be integrated with storage or an LED, for example.
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October 18, 2010 11:36 AM PDT
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