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Subject: Gallium arsenide may replace silicon Date: 2/24/2014 3:20 PM
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Gallium arsenide (GaAs) is emerging as a potential replacement for silicon in manufacturing solar cells. The higher cost of GaAs has historically limited usage. Research teams at two universities have optimized GaAs to produce solar cells with an energy-conversion efficiency of more than 40%, twice as efficient as silicon-based solar cells.

Read the details in my post on Climate Change board.

http://boards.fool.com/gallium-arsenide-goes-thin-for-solar-...

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