Verge of Discovery
Verge of Discovery
Evgeniy Shishkin - interviews with the experts in science and technology fields.
010: Plastic Solar Cells, Self-Assembly and Nano-tech with Dr. Sarah Tolbert
23 minutes Posted Oct 4, 2015 at 11:00 pm.
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Dr. Sarah Tolbert introduces her field of work in nano-technology and self-assembly.  She goes in detail about her research in solar cell technology and plastic solar cells in particular.  She draws a comparison between current silicon solar cell designs and her group’s endeavors into organic solar cell developments.  She expands on how todays developments in solar cell technologies are inspired by our biological system and photosynthesis cycle in particular.  Dr. Tolbert concludes by sharing with us her efforts of bringing nano-science education to high school students.


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