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Fast-track solar cells

The ultimate goal of the solar-cell industry is to make inexpensive devices that are highly efficient at converting sunlight into electricity. The advent of perovskite semiconductors could be the key to reaching this goal. See Letter p.395

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McGehee, M. Fast-track solar cells. Nature 501, 323–325 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature12557

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