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New Metamaterial Could Be A Perfect Solar Solution

Researchers at Duke University and Boston College have created what could become the order cialis pill perfect solution to solar energy. They have engineered a metamaterial that utilizes tiny geometric shapes to absorb both the electrical and magnetic properties of electromagnetic waves over a certain frequency range at a level that meets standards of viagra online in uk scientific perfection. This results in the total absorption of light, turning it into heat, which can then create energy.


Willie J Padilla, lead researcher for the team at Boston College, says the metamaterial is designed to ensure that all the light hitting it is neither reflected nor transmitted, but instead is entirely turned to heat and absorbed. This works with light at only a very narrow frequency range, but is visit our site cheap quality viagra a big step forward – perhaps eventually even more so than the Russian “Star Battery.”


Metamaterials are designed in such a way that their physical components gain new properties that allow them to respond to radiation in “tailored” ways. This is the usa tramadol no prescription first metamaterial to cheap quality cialis demonstrate perfect absorption and because it is constructed of metallic elements, it can be used for a variety of applications for detecting and collecting light, one of which could eventually be the highly efficient generation of solar power.


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One problem I see...
written by BBM, June 17, 2008
These effectively collect heat. The conversion of heat into electricity is not all that efficient... 30% or so at a typical coal plant.

This is about what the sterling engine type of solar collectors get now.

I'm not sure how much of canadian levitra an improvement this material will be.

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