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Photovoltaic cells (solar cells)

The photovoltaic cell ( solar cells or PV’s) is a term used to describe devices that convert solar radiation directly into electricity. PV’s are a sort of semiconductor that catches the light and convert into pure and clean electricity. These devices are sound and smoke-free, no moving parts.

They are similarly manufactured as semiconductors generally made out of silicon. Besides, small quantities of boron and phosphorous are also necessary for the silicon. The large mass of Photovoltaics manufacture involves any single crystal or amorphous cells. Single-crystal cells in many small applications or devices, for example, calculators or digital wristwatches. Most people believe the panels placed in the hot desert, and this is not the case Photovoltaics can be anywhere there is sunlight.

Photovoltaic cells convert the entire process of generating electricity to a quiet event, take less space than a human hair: This explains why photovoltaics can be one with the product needing the power. These cells are a new type of energy technology; Photovoltaic cells are unlike all other forms of energy technology. PV’s are emerging in new forms: layers of lenses, photovoltaics and water tubes transforms into electricity and heat. The Cascades of cells of three layers, each tuned to different wavelengths of light, results in increasing efficiency approximately 30 per cent. See Light-emitting diode (LED)


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