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Photosynthesis Copycat May Improve Solar Cells

September 6, 2022

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5-15 mins
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Presented by Michigan News

Solar energy is seen by some as the future of renewable energy resources, but it has flaws, one of which is energy leaks during the absence of light. Bin Liu, a postdoctoral researcher in electrical and computer engineering at U-M, suggests that energy transport is one of the more pivotal steps when harvesting solar energy and converting energy. Liu explores how a new approach more efficiently moves energy and could reduce energy losses by converting light into electricity.

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