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Cyclotron Road’s Iris PV Garners New Funding, Name Change

Iris PV has changed its name to Tandem PV and is gaining great momentum with recent funding wins, including nearly $1 million in grants. The Cyclotron Road project is now busily pursuing pilot projects based on its perovskite/silicon tandem solar cell. The materials’ printability could allow solar cells to be mass-produced cheaply. More>

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  1. The full article states that “The basic silicon solar cell is market leading, and it’s really good at absorbing infrared light but it’s not good at absorbing visible light”. It is actually the opposite, silicon is good at absorbing visible light and not good at absorbing Infrared (more precisely Near Infrared or NIR) light.

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