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Cutting through noise for better solar cellsCutting through noise for better solar cells

As society moves towards a renewable energy future, it’s crucial that solar panels convert light into electricity as efficiently as possible. Some state-of-the-art solar cells are close to the theoretical maximum of efficiency—and physicists from the University of Utah and Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin have figured out a way to make them even better.

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Cyri Dixon Named Outstanding New Advisor of the YearCyri Dixon Named Outstanding New Advisor of the Year

In recognition of her ability to “create, navigate, and graduate” physics students, the University of Utah Academic Advising Community has named Cyri Dixon, undergraduate advisor for the Physics and Astronomy Department, as the Outstanding New Academic Advisor for 2021.

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Last Updated: 7/14/21