April 18, 2014

...AND CHEAPER...:

Scientists find an 'ugly duckling' to convert waste heat to electricity (Pete Spotts, April 17, 2014, CS Monitor)

Researchers looking for better ways to convert waste heat into electricity have stumbled across a simple material that is smashing records for making that conversion efficiently.

This new material - a semiconductor made by blending tin and selenium - promises to convert heat to energy more efficiently than current technologies and with relatively accessible, inexpensive elements.
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