Month: November 2017

Butterfly wing nanostructures created on solar cells, improves efficiency by 200 per cent

Researchers have achieved a breakthrough by replicating nanostructures discovered on butterfly wings in solar cells, boosting their light absorption capability by up to 200%. The study, featured in the journal Science Advances, addresses the issue of sunlight reflected by solar cells being wasted as unused energy. The nanostructures on the wings of the Pachliopta aristolochiae