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Solar cell

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Video (00:30 minutes):
Shows how a solar cell works based on a simple experiment and explains the theory.

English, German
Video (4.6 MByte)
2019-09-09
The video presents the solar cell as a supplier of power. When illuminated by a lamp, a wind turbine begins to turn. With the aid of a graphic, the flow of current is explained on the basis of the band model of solids and the quantum nature of light.

This video is an excerpt from the teaching DVD, „Optik – Eigenschaften des Lichts".
Experiment; Illustration
Physics; Technology
Grade 5 to 6; Grade 7 to 9; Grade 10 to 13
Middle/high school; Vocational training
Energy; Power generation; Renewable energy; Solar energy; Solar technology
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