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Title: Photovoltaic-thermal collectors

Abstract

A photovoltaic-thermal solar cell including a semiconductor body having antireflective top and bottom surfaces and coated on each said surface with a patterned electrode covering less than 10% of the surface area. A thermal-absorbing surface is spaced apart from the bottom surface of the semiconductor and a heat-exchange fluid is passed between the bottom surface and the heat-absorbing surface.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Carlisle, MA)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH
OSTI Identifier:
864970
Patent Number(s):
4444992
Application Number:
06/442,338
Assignee:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA) BNL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-76ET20279
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
photovoltaic-thermal; collectors; solar; cell; including; semiconductor; antireflective; top; bottom; surfaces; coated; surface; patterned; electrode; covering; 10; thermal-absorbing; spaced; apart; heat-exchange; fluid; passed; heat-absorbing; cell including; bottom surfaces; solar cell; spaced apart; bottom surface; exchange fluid; absorbing surface; electrode covering; /136/

Citation Formats

Cox, III, Charles H. Photovoltaic-thermal collectors. United States: N. p., 1984. Web.
Cox, III, Charles H. Photovoltaic-thermal collectors. United States.
Cox, III, Charles H. Tue . "Photovoltaic-thermal collectors". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/864970.
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abstractNote = {A photovoltaic-thermal solar cell including a semiconductor body having antireflective top and bottom surfaces and coated on each said surface with a patterned electrode covering less than 10% of the surface area. A thermal-absorbing surface is spaced apart from the bottom surface of the semiconductor and a heat-exchange fluid is passed between the bottom surface and the heat-absorbing surface.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1984},
month = {4}
}

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