Photoelectrochemical Cell
Generic term for a wide range of cheap and easily fabricated, flexible photovoltaic device based on nanocrystalline materials and conducting polymer films, that provide a very high efficiency ratio of conversion of sunlight to electrical power. Widely used in many space habitats and for ground-based planetary power production for remote habitats and instruments.
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Development Notes
Text by M. Alan Kazlev
Initially published on 19 December 2001.