Flexible Photovoltaic Module

Flexible Photovoltaic Module

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Description (Brief)
Solar cells come in many shapes and sizes, and are manufactured with a variety of materials. This flexible cell is made with the element silicon and was made by SunPower Corp. in 1993. The dark areas convert sunlight into electricity. The plastic lamination is textured to reduce light reflection from the surface of the cell.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
photovoltaic device
solar cell
date made
1993
Measurements
overall: 7 cm x 10.9 cm x.1 cm; 2 3/4 in x 4 5/16 in x 1/16 in
ID Number
2004.0115.08
accession number
2004.0115
catalog number
2004.0115.08
Credit Line
from EPRI, thru Kurt E. Yeager
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Energy & Power
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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