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PETE: Photon Enhanced Thermionic Emission

How to make solar energy super efficient A small PETE device made with cesium-coated gallium nitride glows while being tested inside an ultra-high vacuum chamber. The tests proved that the process simultaneously converted light and heat energy into electrical current. (Credit: Nick Melosh) Share this article TwitThis   Email This Post   Print This Post Related Articles In Materials Science (46) | Solar Energy (11) | Stanford University (69)