A. D.
October 2007
Red Herring;10/7/2007, Vol. 4 Issue 29, p60
Trade Publication
This article features Santa Clara, California-based Innovalight, a technology company included in "Red Herring's" top 100 list for 2007. Conrad Burke is the chief executive officer (CEO) of the company, which has 20 employees. Harris & Harris Group is the company's key investor. Innovalight uses a proprietary silicon-ink process to manufacture affordable thin-film solar power cells. The technology is based on silicon nanoparticles that are one to four nanometers in diameter. Still, solar cells based on nanomaterials such as the ones made by Innovalight are likely a long way off, according to research firm Frost & Sullivan, since silicon and thin-film photovoltaic technologies are expected to remain dominate over the next decade.


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