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December 8, 2008

Public grid to hunt for solar plastics

IBM has launched another World Community Grid project, this time aimed at providing compute power to Harvard researchers who are working on efficient, inexpensive organic solar cells.

The Clean Energy Project allows people to donate idle time on their computers to create a virtual supercomputer that the researchers will use to calculate the optical and electronic properties of thousands of organic compounds. The researchers aim to build a database of materials and identify candidates for solar cells.


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