Definition of "Photovoltaic"

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Lynn Leaders, Real Estate Agent HEARTLAND PROPERTIES

Active photoelectric cell made of silicon and activated by electromagnetic energy in the form of light waves. They are now used in a wide range of electronic systems including modulated-light systems such as fiber optics arrays, measuring devices, and in control devices. Photovoltaic cells employ a solid-state diode structure with a large area on a silicon wafer. The surface layer is very thin and transparent so that light can penetrate the silicon.


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