Mimicking nature to build a better solar cell
Leaves are nature’s quick-change artists. In summer, dressed in hues of green, they convert sunlight into chlorophyll, take in carbon dioxide and expel oxygen. Come fall – in northern latitudes, anyway – they turn from summer’s green to a riot of reds, yellows and oranges.
Researchers at North Carolina State University in Raleigh are hoping to mimic the chemical...
Charles T. Troy, Senior Editor, firstname.lastname@example.org