Solar Cell from a Single Molecule

  • Published on October 4th, 2012 by

 
If you’re into science, and especially if you’re into the science behind solar, check out this fun post on an exciting new development in solar energy research:



Solar Cell Made of a Single Molecule: Electrical Current Generated from Individual Protein Complex (via Clean Technica)

  A method to measure the photocurrents of a ‘single functionalized photosynthetic protein system’ has now been developed by researchers. The researchers are confident that they can show that such a system could be integrated and “selectively addressed” inside of an artificial photovoltaic…



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