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Grainger Engineers Explain: Photo-ionics

9/6/2023 · The Grainger College of Engineering ·
The discovery of how light is absorbed by materials has given rise to technology like solar cells, radiation detectors and LEDs. Nicola Perry, associate professor of Materials Science & Engineering, explains how researchers are working to understand exactly how light changes or causes ion movement in materials, opening up entirely new possibilities for what materials can do.