Micro Solar Energy From 'Glitter PV'

Sandia National Laboratories scientists have developed tiny, glitter-sized photovoltaic cells that could revolutionize the way solar energy is collected and used.

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 Crystalline-silicon micro-photovoltaic cells measure from 14 to 20 micrometers thick and 0.25 to 1 millimeter across, offering a diverse array of potential uses. 
Photo by Murat Okandan