Research could boost solar cell efficiency, open door for advanced electronics


    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A branch of nanotechnology that showed great initial promise nearly 20 years ago could get a fresh look because researchers at the University of Louisville, Purdue University and Honda Research Institute USA Inc. have created a better “recipe” for making microscopically tiny structures with more predictable, desirable properties – and potential for advances such as enhancing the efficiency of solar cells for energy use.

    Judy Hughes
    Judy Hughes is a senior communications and marketing coordinator for UofL’s Office of Communications and Marketing and associate editor of UofL Magazine. She previously worked in news as a writer and editor for a daily newspaper and The Associated Press.