WHAT POLYMER-BASED MEANS• thin film polymer tochange energy from thesun to electric current• Materials– Donates electrons– Accepts electrons• Two possible processes– Photosynthesis approach– Full organic approach• Photosynthesis– Highly porousfilm– ElectrolytesFull-Organic– Electronacceptor andan electrondonor
THIN FILM (pros-cons)• Problems– Present problemwith hightemperatures• Highlights– Less costly thanpresent options– Can make any sizeneeded– Can change the shapeand color– Light weight
USAGE EXAMPLES• Cell phones– Recharge less often• Houses– Less costly electricity(supplement)• Portable radios and laptops
A particular slide catching your eye?
Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.