More efficient solar panels from nanosurfaces inspired by the nature

Doc. W. Cao and his unit "Functional materials" in NANOMO have been succeed to develop a 0.2 mm thick polymer nano surface, by which the energy production of solar panels can be increased by 17 percent.

Read more about this interesting invention:

Nano surface acting like a leaf (University of Oulu, English)

Nanopinta, joka toimii kuin kasvin lehti (University of Oulu, Finnish)

Oulussa syntyi mullistava nanopinta (Kauppalehti, 5.1.2017, Finnish)

Oulun yliopistossa kehitetyllä nanopinnalla saadaan lisää tehoa aurinkopaneeleista (Kaleva, 28.11.2016, Finnish)

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Last updated: 11.9.2017