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Organic Solar Cells Playing Catch-Up

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Science  17 Dec 2004:
Vol. 306, Issue 5704, pp. 2034
DOI: 10.1126/science.306.5704.2034a

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BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS-- Chemists, physicists, and materials scientists met here from 29 November through 3 December to talk about progress on everything from improved solar cells to engineering proteins. Researchers shined a new ray of hope for the future of organic solar cells by boosting their efficiency from a few percent to 6%.