Butterfly wings to inspire new solar power technology

(Xinhua)
Updated: 2017-05-20 09:43:04

Photo provided by Australian National University (ANU) shows ANU co-researcher Kevin Le holding a blue Morpho butterfly and a solar cell at ANU in Canberra, Australia, May 16, 2017. Butterfly wings could be used to inspire new technology in solar cells, said ANU researchers, adding that "filtering" light could be a major feature of future solar projects. [Photo/Xinhua]

Photo provided by Australian National University (ANU) shows a blue Morpho butterfly on a solar cell at ANU in Canberra, Australia, May 16, 2017. Butterfly wings could be used to inspire new technology in solar cells, said ANU researchers, adding that "filtering" light could be a major feature of future solar projects. [Photo/Xinhua]

Photo provided by Australian National University (ANU) shows a blue Morpho butterfly on a solar cell at ANU in Canberra, Australia, May 16, 2017. Butterfly wings could be used to inspire new technology in solar cells, said ANU researchers, adding that "filtering" light could be a major feature of future solar projects. [Photo/Xinhua]

Photo provided by Australian National University (ANU) shows a blue Morpho butterfly on a solar cell at ANU in Canberra, Australia, May 16, 2017. Butterfly wings could be used to inspire new technology in solar cells, said ANU researchers, adding that "filtering" light could be a major feature of future solar projects. [Photo/Xinhua]

Photo provided by Australian National University (ANU) shows a close-up of a blue Morpho butterfly's wing at ANU in Canberra, Australia, May 16, 2017. Butterfly wings could be used to inspire new technology in solar cells, said ANU researchers, adding that "filtering" light could be a major feature of future solar projects. [Photo/Xinhua]

Photo provided by Australian National University (ANU) shows a close-up of a blue Morpho butterfly's wing at ANU in Canberra, Australia, May 16, 2017. Butterfly wings could be used to inspire new technology in solar cells, said ANU researchers, adding that "filtering" light could be a major feature of future solar projects. [Photo/Xinhua]

 

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