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Contact: Gene Nakonechny
genen@mcmaster.ca
905-525-9140
McMaster University

Nanowire Solar Cell

Caption: Nanowires grown on bare semiconductor surface (right side) produces strong light absorber that appears black (left side). Research to apply nanowires to solar cells is underway in the department of engineering physics at McMaster University.

Credit: Josef Czaban, Department of Engineering Physics, McMaster University

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