MadSci Network: Chemistry

Subject: What are the mechanics of solar cells?

Date: Thu May 1 19:29:46 1997
Posted by Raj
Grade level: 10-12
School: Glenbrook South High School
City: Glenview State/Province: IL
Country: USA
Area of science: Chemistry
ID: 862532986.Ch
I have looked everywhere for a reasonable explanation for how a solar cell actually converts sunlight into electricity.

I would really appreciate it if anyone might be able to shed light upon this subject.
Thank you.

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