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Comments on Peel And Stick Thin Film Solar Cells
'It turns sunlight into electricity, just like any solar power converter, but you spray it on.'- Larry Niven, 1995. (Read the complete story)

"combine this with thin flexible batteries and some LED's and bumper stickers will become even more annoying!"
(allen 4/23/2013 11:15:42 PM)
"Slap some on the cover of your laptop and take your computer hiking."
(Dewtey 4/24/2013 7:28:52 AM)
"Allen, that's a great - or horrifying - idea. I think the Society of Automotive Engineers might have something to say aout it, too. Take a look at the entry for speaker chips from Greg Bear's 2003 novel Darwin's Children to see how it might be implemented. Bear uses the example of book covers, but it would work for bumper stickers as well."
(Bill Christensen 4/24/2013 7:40:07 AM)
"Dewtey, I like that idea, and I'm ready to try it. I'd also like to put these chips on the bezel (border) that surrounds the screen on my iPad or Nexus 7. It's mostly unusable space, and would be perfect for energy generation."
(Bill Christensen 4/24/2013 7:44:45 AM)

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