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The schools of Arts & Sciences and Engineering & Applied Science jointly established IMSE to integrate and leverage the full potential of interdisciplinary materials research by bringing together more than 30 researchers from engineering, physics, chemistry, and earth and planetary sciences


September 26, 2016 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

The Unprecedented Promise of Perovskite Solar Cells for Cheap, Efficient, Clean Energy

Nitin Padture, Director, Institute for Molecular and Nanoscale Innovation (IMNI), Brown University
Compton Hall, Room 241

Solution-processed thin-film perovskite solar cells (PSCs), where the record efficiency has rocketed from 3.8% to 22.1% in just 7 years, offer unprecedented promise of low-cost, high-efficiency renewable electricity generation.

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