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ENcell barrier 
very thin electric-potential barrier along the interface between the P-type layer and the N-type layer of a PV cell

NOTE 1 A cell barrier is also known as the "depletion zone"

NOTE 2 An enlectric-potential barrier is a region of high electric field strength opposing the passage of an electrically charged particle in a direction depending on the sign of the electric charge


TC/SC:82Terms     Info     Publications
Published in:IEC 61836, ed. 2.0 (2007-12) Terms     Info
Reference number:3.1.10

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