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New pane new gain: LANL's solar windows generate electricity with greater efficiency.
New pane new gain: LANL's solar windows generate electricity with greater efficiency, and create shading and insulation. Image: LANL / Nature Photonics.

This approach has been made possible by a new window architecture, which utilizes two different layers of relatively low-cost quantum dots tuned to absorb different parts of the solar spectrum.

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