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ENopen-circuit voltage (photovoltaic devices) 
(Symbol: VOC) (Unit: V)

voltage at the output terminals of a PV device at a particular temperature and irradiance when the output electric current of the PV device is zero

a) open-circuit voltage under standard test conditions

(Symbol: VOC STC)

open-circuit voltage as measured under standard test conditions, STC

NOTE See also "conditions/standard test conditions", 3.4.16e)


TC/SC:82Terms     Info     Publications
Published in:IEC 61836, ed. 2.0 (2007-12) Terms     Info
Reference number:3.4.56

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