Cheap solar cells tempt businesses

@article{Noorden2014CheapSC,
  title={Cheap solar cells tempt businesses},
  author={Richard Van Noorden},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2014},
  volume={513},
  pages={470-470}
}
O lga Malinkiewicz, a PhD student studying photovoltaics at the University of Valencia in Spain, first heard about perovskites, the latest hope for low-cost solar power, in April last year. Unlike the slabs of purified silicon at the heart of the solar cells that currently dominate the market, perov-skites form thin films that are easily made in the lab by mixing together cheap salts. " I couldn't believe it was so simple, " says Malink-iewicz, who immediately tried it herself. A year later… 
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    Journal of Wuhan University of Technology-Mater. Sci. Ed.
  • 2017
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TLDR
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