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Rice University

Solar Cell

Caption: A dye-sensitized solar cell developed at Rice University and Tsinghua University replaces platinum with carbon nanotubes and iodine electrolyte with a sulfide-based electrolyte. The researchers hope to make dye-sensitized solar cells better and cheaper.

Credit: Jeff Fitlow/Rice University

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