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Empa Claims New World Record for Solar Cell Efficiency

Zothecula (1870348) writes | about a year and a half ago

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Zothecula (1870348) writes "Scientists based at Empa, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, have set a new efficiency record for thin-film copper indium gallium (di)selenid (or CIGS) based solar cells on flexible polymer foils, reaching an efficiency of 20.4 percent. This is an increase from a previous record of 18.7 percent set by the team back in 2011."
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