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3-D printing of solar photovoltaic materials

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Wanted: Students to make a distributed future with solar-powered open-source 3-D printing.
Currently looking for PhD or MSC student interested in solar energy policy- apply now!
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This is a preliminary project that considers what applications would be viable if we could print photovoltaic materials to make active solar cells on 3-D objects.

Applications

  1. cell phone case
  2. Roofing tiles/shingles
  3. Paneling for cars
  4. outdoor table tops
  5. railroad tracks