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In just a few years, the number of devices connected to the Internet of Things will surpass the 75-billion mark, and that number is expected to grow exponentially over the next couple of decades. However, having an ever-connected world with nearly any information we seek at our fingertips at all times comes with a heavy price: energy consumption. At the moment, many of the devices that are connected to the so-called Internet of Things are powered by physical connections to the power grid, but a ...
Everyone agrees that there is a massive need for cheap, low environmental impact, high-efficiency solar cells to not only help combat climate change but to reduce the overall cost of electricity as well making it more cost-effective and easier to bring electricity to the far reaches of the globe. At the moment, most solar cells that are produced at a scale that can be used for mass-energy production are made from copper and silver and are fairly toxic to produce, but a newly discovered thin film ...