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Archive for June 16th, 2008

Transparent integrated circuit finds industrial use

Monday, June 16th, 2008

In early 2006, OSU researchers announced that they had created a completely transparent integrated circuit from inorganic compounds. Now, reports the Corvallis Gazette Times, that technology has found its first industrial use in solar panels: Silicon-based solar cells — the heavy black panels currently in use — require mechanical devices to pivot them and track […]