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Light-Splitting Trick Squeezes More Electricity Out of Sun's Rays

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Science  03 Aug 2007:
Vol. 317, Issue 5838, pp. 583-584
DOI: 10.1126/science.317.5838.583a

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Researchers have used a novel light-splitting technique to achieve an unofficial record of 42.8% efficiency in converting sunlight to electricity.