Dr Hieu Nguyen. Photo by Lannon Harley.

Dr Hieu Nguyen. Photo by Lannon Harley.

A (much) better solar cell

Researchers at ANU are making discoveries that could make solar technology cheaper and closer to everyone. What’s the end game? Ross Peake reports.

Nature gives physical things beautiful colours, but did you know that light from objects is a key to unlock the potential of solar cells? The secret is that every part of light emitted from materials contains important information.