The Mystery Flaw of Solar Panels

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  • Published on:  Saturday, September 26, 2020
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    References:
    [1] https://www.statista.com/statistics/280220/global-cumulative-installed-solar-pv-capacity/
    [2] https://aip.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/1.5091759
    [3] https://www.nrel.gov/docs/legosti/old/1448.pdf
    [4] https://www.solarpowerworldonline.com/2013/12/selenium-silicon-solar-panels-excerpt-let-shine/
    [5] Page 27 https://www.nrel.gov/docs/legosti/old/1448.pdf
    [6] https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1757-899X/66/1/012049/pdf#:~:text=The%20SiO2%20%5B1%5D%2C%20TiO2,the%20materials%20with%20low%20reflection.
    [7] https://brilliant.org/practice/elementary-photons/?p=6
    [8] Chapter 3 https://www.nrel.gov/docs/legosti/old/1448.pdf
    [9] https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0038092X16001110?via%3Dihub
    [10] Page 14 https://www.nrel.gov/docs/legosti/old/1448.pdf
    [11] https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960148115303505
    [12] https://web.wpi.edu/Pubs/E-project/Available/E-project-030410-203338/unrestricted/Alternative_Solar_Cells_and_Their_Implications.pdf
    [10] https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960148115303505
    [11] http://solarcellcentral.com/junction_page.html
    [12] https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/8/1/10
    [13] https://aip.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/1.5091759

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