3 edition of Space solar cell research found in the catalog.
Space solar cell research
1986 by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, For sale by the National Technical Information Service in [Washington, D.C.], [Springfield, Va .
Written in English
|Statement||Dennis J. Flood.|
|Series||NASA technical memorandum -- 88833.|
|Contributions||United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.|
|The Physical Object|
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This book looks at research into their nature and applications. (ref. 3), these solar cells continued to power a radio signal until February, Explorer 6, launched August 7,was the first spacecraft to use solar cell paddles.
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“Junction” refers to the number of light-absorbing layers in the cell. Common in space today are three-junction cells, but four and six are on the way, McNatt said. Solar technology for space can be very expensive. A state-of-the-art solar cell can cost NASA hundreds of dollars, compared to a couple bucks for a terrestrial cell.
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Robert F. Davis, in Polyvinyl Fluoride, Conversion of Solar Energy into Electricity. Photovoltaic energy is the science of converting light into electrical energy and is achieved through the use of semiconductors, or photovoltaic solar cells .The photovoltaic effect was discovered by Albert Einstein and was first published in in the same issue of the same.
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film solar cells for space will be a topic of research under the surface power task of the NASA "Pathfinder" program to develop enabling technology for future NASA missions. Thin-film solar cells can be made from a wide variety of materials including ternaries and quaternaries; many of these have not been extensively by: 1.
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Solar Cells • State-of-art performance at 1AU (AM0, 25C) – Multi-junction III-V cells, triple-junction: 28 - 30% – Silicon: 16 - 19% – Thin-film: not space-qualified (6 - 10% currently) • 35 Expected advances in cell performance – Multi-junction: 30 - 33% in next 3 years Development pursued by both cell vendors Driven by military.
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A solar cell is made of two types of semiconductors, called p-type and n-type silicon. The p-type silicon is produced by adding atoms—such as boron or gallium—that have one less electron in their outer energy level than does silicon.
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