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Mineral can convert movement, sunlight and heat into electricity simultaneously

by Futures Centre, Feb 23
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A research team from the University of Oulu in Finland has discovered that a specific type of crystalline mineral has the potential to harvest energy from multiple sources at the same time. Whereas currently to extract energy from heat, light or pressure requires materials specific to that form of energy, this highly versatile material has demonstrated the ability in experiments to provide energy from multiple source at room temperature. It is called KBNNO and comes from the Perovskite family of minerals.


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