Contact: Simon Levey
Imperial College London
Caption: Rows of aluminium studs help solar panels extract more energy from sunlight than those with flat surfaces. This picture shows a solar panel with rows of aluminium studs and large electrical connections. The studs have been enlarged here but would normally be so small that they are invisible to the naked eye.
Credit: Imperial College London / Nicholas Hylton
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