International Electrotechnical Commission

ENreference photovoltaic cell 
specially calibrated PV cell that is used to measure irradiance or to set simulator irradiance levels to compensate for non-reference spectral irradiance distribution

a) primary reference photovoltaic cell

reference PV cell whose calibration is based on a radiometer or standard detector conforming to the standard World Radiometric Reference (WRR)

b) secondary reference photovoltaic cell

reference PV cell calibrated in natural or simulated sunlight against a primary reference cell

TC/SC:82Terms     Info     Publications
Published in:IEC 61836, ed. 2.0 (2007-12) Terms     Info
Reference number:3.1.50

Copyright 2021 IEC, Geneva, Switzerland. All rights reserved