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The Optical Society

Eli Yablonovitch and Owen Miller, University of California - Berkeley

Caption: Pictured are Eli Yablonovitch and Owen Miller, who worked out the theory for the new solar cell efficiency. The monitor in the picture illustrates the new physics concept where increased light emission yields higher efficiency.

Credit: Photo courtesy Eli Yablonovitch

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