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Highly efficient large-area colourless luminescent solar concentrators using heavy-metal-free colloidal quantum dots

Journal: 
Nature Nanotechnology
Volume: 
10
Pages: 
878-885
Year Published: 
September, 2015
DOI: 
10.1038/nnano.2015.178
Solely Supported by the EFRC: 
Not Solely supported by the EFRC
Non-Peer-Reviewed: 
No
Author: 
Meinardi, Francesco
McDaniel, Hunter
Carulli, Francesco
Colombo, Annalisa
Velizhanin, Kirill A.
Makarov, Nikolay S.
Simonutti, Roberto
Klimov, Victor I.
Brovelli, Sergio
Acknowledgements: 
S.B. and F.M. acknowledge support from the Cariplo Foundation (2012-0844). V.I.K., H.M., K.A.V. and N.S.M. were supported by the Center for Advanced Solar Photophysics (CASP), an Energy Frontier Research Center funded by the Office of Basic Energy Sciences, Office of Science, US Department of Energy. S.B. acknowledges financial support from the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007–2013) under grant agreement no. 324603 (EDONHIST). The authors thank M. Acciarri and the staff of the MIB-SOLAR laboratory for technical assistance in the quantitative studies of solar concentration and L. Raimondo and V. Pinchetti for assistance with the colorimetric analysis.

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