Solar Energy

December 5, 2017

Glitter-size photovoltaics

Glitter-size photovoltaics
solar energy
Image by SandiaLabs
Sandia project lead Greg Nielson holds a solar cell test prototype with a microscale lens array fastened above it. Together, the cell and lens help create a concentrated photovoltaic unit. These tiny glitter-sized photovoltaic cells could revolutionize the way solar energy is collected and used. (More information.)

(Photo by Randy Montoya)

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