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ENbypass diode (on a module level) 
diode connected across one or more PV cells in the forward electric current direction to allow the PV module electric current to bypass cells to prevent hot spot or hot cell damage resulting from the reverse voltage biasing from the other cells in that module

TC/SC:82Terms     Info     Publications
Published in:IEC 61836, ed. 2.0 (2007-12) Terms     Info
Reference number:3.1.8

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