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New Optical Coating Could Extend Lifetimes of Solar Cells

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Image courtesy: Case Western Reserve University
U.S. researchers developed a new class of optical coatings that could make PV cells last six times longer than usual, which in turn could reduce the cost of replacing worn-out cells.

U.S. researchers—a collaboration between scientists at Case Western Reserve University (Ohio) and the University of Rochester (New York)—developed a new class of optical coatings that could make PV cells last six times longer than usual, which in turn could reduce the cost of replacing worn-out cells, according to PV Magazine.

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