How to use Solar-cells in a sentence
Physics impacts on all aspects of our technological society, from highspeed fibreoptic telecommunications and ultra-fast computing to solar cells and nuclear power.
The project will examine the synthesis and application of new conjugated block copolymers as light harvesting and charge transporting layers in organic solar cells.
Other interesting construction details include a line of cat paw prints on Petal Number 3, hidden beneath the solar cells.
New mechanisms Organic solar cells work differently from conventional inorganic semiconductor solar cells.
High-power module (80W) using 125mm square multi - crystal silicon solar cells with 12.6% module conversion efficiency.Advertisement
And solar cells presently being developed in laboratories are doing several times better than the plants.
Many homeowners find this technology to be far more attractive than traditional, bulky solar cells.
This lack of maintenance requirements is due to the fact that solar cells have few moving, mechanical parts that can break.
The largest drawback to solar cells is their high cost.
Whether or not solar cells are a reasonable addition to your home also depends on the area of the country in which you live.Advertisement
By 1985, solar cells reached 20 percent efficiency.
By taking this approach, cells are stacked so that as light passes through the cells, the lower solar cells convert the band of light that the higher cells can't - increasing the efficiency of the entire photovoltaic cell tremendously.
Even through the use of multijunction cells and the most advanced semiconductor materials, solar cells have only advanced from 20 percent efficiency in the 1980s to just under 50 percent efficiency in 2008.
Since solar radiation is unlimited in space, these inefficient solar cells were more than enough to power satellite electrical systems.
Another new technology allows solar cells and panels to collect enough energy to power your home even on cloudy days.Advertisement
In Pennsylvania, waste coal and methane from coal mines are defined by the state as renewable energy sources and eligible for the same tax breaks, funding, and government support as solar cells and wind turbines.
The solar cells use the energy from the sun to power the battery and operate the lights.