Solar cells one-thousandth the size of human hair can resist space radiation
Earth's low orbit is filling up, meaning radiation-tolerant cell designs are required as satellites head to higher orbits. Will these new ones do?
| Nov 08, 2022 11:00 AM EST
Created: Nov 08, 2022 11:00 AM EST
The cells are the green squares and include an ultrathin layer of light-absorbing GaAs, which is key to their radiation tolerance.