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Nanomaterial risk assessment frameworks and tools evaluated

A recent study has evaluated frameworks and tools used in Europe to assess the potential health and environmental risks of manufactured nanomaterials. The study identifies a trend towards tools that provide protocols for conducting experiments, which enable more flexible and efficient hazard testing.

Posted: Mar 15th, 2017

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How to increase efficiencies of ultrathin CIGSe solar cells

Researchers have shown how to prevent the absorption loss of ultrathin CIGSe cells. They designed nanostructured back contacts for light trapping and could achieve a new record value of the the short circuit current density reaching nearly the best values for thicker CIGSe-cells.

Posted: Mar 14th, 2017

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