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photovoltaic cells

Definition:
An electronic device consisting of layers of semiconductor materials fabricated to form a junction (adjacent layers of materials with different electronic characteristics) and electrical contacts and being capable of converting incident light directly into electricity (direct current).
Concept Schemes:
NALT Core
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt
Broader Concept:
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/148637
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RDF/XMLCreated 2011-09-27, last modified 2018-02-20