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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of, utilizing, or relating to the generation of an electromotive force when radiant energy (as light) falls on the boundary between certain dissimilar substances in close contact.

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  • These latter panels are sometimes called photovoltaic panels or photovoltaic modules, meaning the conversion of light into electrical volts.
  • Konarka Technologies has just debuted a printable solar panel film that uses a common inkjet printing process to manufacture paper-thin photovoltaic solar cells.
  • The solar panel cells, also called photovoltaic cells, can be found at a
  • The process of converting light to electricity is called the photovoltaic effect. for more
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