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Merck and Nano-C join forces to develop fullerene derivatives for organic photovoltaics

6:30 AM MDT | August 3, 2015 | Natasha Alperowicz

Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany) and Nano-C (Westwood, MA), a privately held company, have announced joint development of new fullerene derivatives for the emerging field of organic photovoltaics (OPVs). Merck says it is pursuing many projects to participate...

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