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Unformatted text preview: as a PV cell. Single-junction PV cells, only photons whose energy is equal to or
greater than the band gap (minimum energy required for the excited state) of the cell
material can free an electron for an electric circuit. While multijunction is a stack of
individual single-junction cells in descending order of band gap and they are able to
convert more of the energy spectrum of light to electricity. 17 (Charalambous 2007)
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This note was uploaded on 01/14/2014 for the course MECH 836 taught by Professor Various during the Fall '13 term at Queens University.
- Fall '13