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    I must say that your service is absolutely exceptional and I have recommended your company and products to several friends today; all are serious "printer" people.I retired last year and my friends are all into, or are still working in the photo industry. Sincerely,Gerhard


    Dear, just to let you know than i realy appreciate your costumer service.
    Thank you


    Just a Thank you and all the best


    Ce message est simplement pour vous dire que j'ai bien reçu la commande XXXXXX et que je suis très satisfait de la rapidité de la livraison et aussi de la qualité de l'encre. C'est la première fois que j'utilise de l'encre "autre que l'originale" et pour le moment je suis très satisfait. Soyez certain que je vais vous référez à mes amis et collègues de travail et c'est certain que je vais commander à nouveau de chez vous. Merci beaucoup.


    Je veux seulement vous dire un gros merci pour la rapidité avec lequel vous avez traité ma demande et aussi pour le petit extra en papier photos,c'est très apprécié.



    I received my order, thank you for your great customer service..



    It is not often people write emails or letters of praise but consider this one of the rare ones!
    I must say, ordering your product was about the easiest imaginable. Coupled with the fact that it arrived here basically “next day” I am thoroughly happy. To tell you the truth, I was expecting to have to go pay full retail for one black cartridge thinking that your’s would take at least a week to arrive but I was wrong, the order arrived before I could even go out to get one!
    Congrats people, I WILL tell all my friends and neighbours about you!

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Low cost Inkjet printable solar panels

Thursday, August 13, 2009

low cost inkjet printable solar panels

Well it looks like we are about to enter a new age of energy supply..

Between the capablity of printing your own solar cells to produce energy and new storage methodologies like EESTORs Capacitor Batteries a new energy revolution is underway.

Although printing your own solar cells is still a few years off, the road ahead is bright.

In 2007 a lab in the New Jersey Institute of Technology came up with a process developed by Lead researcher Somenath Mitra and his team using organic compounds composed of Fullerenes (buckyballs) combined with single wall Carbon Nanotubes.
These nano tubes are 50,000 times smaller than a human hair and notably better conductors than conventional wires or copper. Flullerenes (buckyballs) are added to the nano tubes through a reaction in a microwave and form a bridge that allows electrons to flow into the tubes.

When added to special polymers they can be made into solar cell.

Basically how it works is the sunlight hits the polymers on the solar cell which excites them to produce electrons, the (buckyballs) snatch up the electrons and pass them to the nano tubes. The current then flows through the tubes to wires connected to the cell and out in the form of electricity.

Eventually we will be able to paint these nanotubes or inkjet print them on very thin sheets of a special polymer which could be put on almost any surface like the roof of your house, a car, walls, even windows, turning them into solar generators! Professor Mitra has described the process as “simple” saying “Developing organic solar cells from polymers” “is a cheap and potentially simpler alternative” to traditional silicon based solar cells.

This new polymer-based technology was featured as the June 21, 2007 cover story of the Journal of Materials Chemistry “Fullerene single wall carbon nanotube complex for polymer bulk heterojunction photovoltaic cells,”