photovoltaic cell


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photovoltaic cell

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Noun1.photovoltaic cell - a cell that converts solar energy into electrical energyphotovoltaic cell - a cell that converts solar energy into electrical energy
electric cell, cell - a device that delivers an electric current as the result of a chemical reaction
solar array, solar battery, solar panel - electrical device consisting of a large array of connected solar cells
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The additional investment is aimed at meeting surging demand for photovoltaic cells with growing awareness of the need for clean energy to protect the environment, the company said, revealing its forecast that the global photovoltaic cell market will expand to 4,430 megawatts in fiscal 2011 from 1,950 megawatts in fiscal 2007.
According to Kippelen, an organic photovoltaic cell could weigh 100 times less than a silicon-based cell.
com/research/e96be4/solar_photovoltaic) has announced the addition of the "Solar Photovoltaic Cell Market Report: 2011 Edition" report to their offering.
In a statement accompanying the report lodged at Companies House, director John Cole Miller said: "Turnover fell by 25% to PS82m (2011 PS110m) with weak demand in the photovoltaic cell market and slow growth in other industrial applications, as well as lower-than-expected pricing in the packaging markets.
Reed Abdullah, Chair of the IEEE Ottawa Section, noted that, "Cyrium is a world leader in photovoltaic cell technology, and we are proud to award Cyrium this award for successfully leading in innovation and development of a high-efficiency solar concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) cell.
The equipment expenditure of the thin film photovoltaic cell industry is much higher than that of traditional crystalline silicon photovoltaic cell industry.
As the biggest photovoltaic cell producer in the world, China basically relies on exports to consume its production capacity.
It is fed from a holding pond planted with lilies, and the flow is pumped round by a photovoltaic cell - the amusing but elegant Heath Robinsonish device is intended to act as a cooling mechanism in summer and must have been a lot of fun to think about and make.
Intevac Equipment will be promoting its high-productivity equipment solutions for photovoltaic cell manufacturing.
The device under development will make use of the selectivity of the plastic antibodies as sensing materials and the interference they will play on the normal operation of a photovoltaic cell.
The group placed a photovoltaic cell on top of two flat, finger-long electrodes.
Plexcore(R) ink systems for organic photovoltaic cells enable the low-cost printing of photo-active and charge carrier layers, which together convert light to power in the organic photovoltaic cell.