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DUMB Question - are PV Solar Cells using the Photoelectric effect to generate current ?

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Old 08-19-2005, 12:25 PM
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Default DUMB Question - are PV Solar Cells using the Photoelectric effect to generate current ?



DUMB Question - are PV Solar Cells using the Photoelectric effect to
generate current ?

I know they are made from silicon transistors but is this an operation
of the photoelectric effect ?

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Old 08-19-2005, 01:08 PM
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