Photocells

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean, Optics & Photonics

White Solar Modules can blend into building's appearance.

November 4, 2014

White solar modules combines solar cell technology, which converts IR solar light into electricity, and selective scattering filter, which scatters entire visible spectrum while transmitting IR light. Modules employing this technology have no visible cells or connections. Technology can be applied on top of existing module or integrated into new module during assembly on flat or curved surfaces. Consumer goods applications are also possible.
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Green & Clean, Optics & Photonics

Solar Module features glass-on-glass cell encapsulation.

October 28, 2014

Diamond module (double module) utilizes heat-strengthened glass and is PID (Potential Induced Degradation) free with anti-PID cells and encapsulated material. With no metal module frame, grounding is not required. Design withstands humid, elevated temperature, sandstorm, and UV conditions and also exhibits resistance to salt corrosion. Rated for 1,500 V systems, module exhibits power degradation of 2.5% in first year and 0.5% each year afterwards. Output at 25th year is maintained at 85%. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

PV Cells and Modules incorporate 4-busbar technology.

September 22, 2014

Featuring modules with power output up to 260/265 W (60-cell), Violin series is built for dependability. Distance between busbars helps decrease degree of current lost in transmission. Design, which reduces resistance between cell arrays while promoting efficacy of module conversion and cells, also lowers risk of finger interruption with optimized screen printing.
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Green & Clean, Optics & Photonics

Four-Junction Solar Cell achieves peak efficiency of 43.6%.

May 30, 2013

Designed to maximize conversion efficiency of commercial concentrator photovoltaic systems, Four-Junction Solar Cell uses two dual-junction sub cells grown on different III-V compound materials, which allows optimal band-gap combinations tailored to capture broad range of solar spectrum. Using substrate-bonding and layer-transfer technologies to stack non-lattice-matched materials, cell demonstrates more than 43% energy-generating efficiency over concentration range of 250–500. Read More

HVAC, Green & Clean, Optics & Photonics

PID Free Solar Module work in challenging conditions.

January 22, 2013

Certified under weather conditions of 85°C and 85% RH, Eagle series is comprised of potential induced degradation (PID)-free solar modules are capable of reaching 260 W peak power output. Proprietary cell and assembly technology enables series to resist PID under adverse weather conditions. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean, Optics & Photonics

Solar Module optimizes efficiency to 16.9%.

January 21, 2013

Manufactured exclusively with MEMC-produced polysilicon and CCz p-type mono wafers with tight resistance control, 330 Watt Silvantis™ M330 is Potential Induced Degradation-free for optimal reliability. Unit features high load capacity of 5,400 Pa, textured ARC glass for maximum energy production, and positive power tolerance of -0 to +5 W. Module is 1,000 V UL Certified by CSA and includes IEC certification by TUV SUD. Read More

HVAC, Green & Clean, Optics & Photonics

Solar Module (300 W) suits large-scale projects.

August 27, 2012

With 72 multicrystalline cells and 15.5% module efficiency, Ve-Series serves commercial- and utility-scale solar projects in North and South America. Frame thickness is 40 mm, and module withstands wind and snow loads up to 3,800 and 5,400 Pascal, respectively. With UL1000V certification, modules can be safely connected in extended series, facilitating large-scale solar project designs while reducing balance of system (BOS) expenditures regarding inverters, wiring, and combiner boxes. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean, Optics & Photonics

Solar Modules feature compact frame design.

June 7, 2012

Measuring 1,640 x 992 x 35 mm and weighing 18.2 kg, W-Series 260 W Modules each feature sixty 6 in. monocrystalline cells that together achieve up to 16% module-level conversion efficiency. Units withstand all weather conditions, including 3.800 Pascal wind loads and 5.400 Pascal snow loads, well above IEC standard requirements. By minimizing surface dust, anti-reflective hydrophobic layer optimizes light absorption and weak-light performance. Read More

Green & Clean, Optics & Photonics

Solar Reference Cells feature less than 1% spectral mismatch.

April 26, 2012

Designed using optical filter mounted on stable crystalline silicon solar cell, AK-120/130/140 Triple Junction PV Cells include connectors for I-V measurement as well as temperature measurement. Built-in temperature sensor can be connected to temperature controlled stage to achieve and maintain standard test condition of 25°C. Providing durability against exposure to light, cells minimize solarization and ensure stability, even when used over long period of time. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Green & Clean, Optics & Photonics

Solar Reference Cell uses advanced optical filter technology.

April 2, 2012

With optical filter mounted on stable crystalline silicon solar cell, Model AK-300 is used as standardized point of calibration to ensure consistent measurements of newly developed photovoltaic cells. Dye sensitized cell features spectral mismatch error of less than 1% and includes connectors for I-V measurement as well as temperature measurement. Errors in short-circuit current due to multiple reflections is reduced from 1.3% of conventional products to 0.0%. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean, Optics & Photonics

Solar PV Module delivers up to 19.5% conversion efficiency.

September 9, 2011

Available in monocrystalline and polycrystalline versions, ELPS (efficient, long-term photovoltaic solution) technology solar modules deliver cell conversion efficiencies up to 19.5% and power output of up to 265 W. ELPS technology is based on metal-wrap-through architecture, which optimizes front surface exposure to sunlight for increased efficiency. At module level, ELPS allows interconnection on one side. This reduces resistance and increases fill factor for higher power output. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean, Optics & Photonics

Residential Solar Modules are optimized for power output.

January 6, 2009

SAMURAI and ECONOROOTS models optimize power output by adopting 156 x 156 mm solar cells. Standard type ECONOROOTS models, designed for sloped or flat roofs, deliver 183 W output per module via 6 x 8 solar cell configuration. SAMURAI models SD62X-QPS-B and SD46X-QPS-B, developed for installation on roofs characteristic of Japanese homes, are respectively produced with 2 x 6 or 2 x 8 cell arrays and deliver 48 or 62 W output. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Solar Technology optimizes variable light energy collection.

July 8, 2008

Designed to promote overall energy output of solar electric power generating systems, SolarMagic(TM) technology extracts maximum power efficiency of each photovoltaic panel - even when some panels in array are compromised by shading, debris, or mismatch. Per-panel electronics solution, compatible with solar architectures regardless of underlying solar cell technology, optimizes power output of multi-panel installations. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Solar Energy Cell produces 200 W of power.

January 3, 2006

Designed for commercial solar applications, 200 W solar module uses polycrystalline cells and is UL 1703-certified as well as California Energy Commission (CEC)-listed. Design facilitates installation process by reducing amount of racking and labor associated with solar array installation. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Solar Cell extends battery life by up to 2 years.

August 5, 2005

Intended for outdoor gate applications, Model SCP 44 provides 9 Vdc power source to thru beam photoelectric sensors and enables direct connection between cell and signal emitter though one 6 m cable. Cell makes it unnecessary to install moving cable for sensitive edge and replaces photocells that are normally mounted in internal part of automatic gate. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Photoconductive Cells detect visible and natural light.

April 8, 2005

Resin-coated GL-series detects visible and natural light. Offered with light resistance from 3-200 kohm and dimensions from 4.0-20 mm, products can also be made to user requirements. Applications include electronic shutters and strobes for cameras, clocks, and switching for lighting. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Optics & Photonics

Photocell is NEMA 4X rated for hazardous locations.

August 9, 2004

Series PCD2 photocontrol protects against corrosion, windblown dust and rain, splashing water, hose-directed water, and external icing. It automatically turns fixtures on at 3 ftc brightness and off at 8 ftc. Unit suits use with 120, 208, 240, and 277 V, 35-400 W HID, incandescent or fluorescent, 50/60 Hz fixtures. Applications include petrochemical and chemical plants, paint factories, and wastewater treatment centers. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Photocells suit variety of light sensing applications.

June 30, 2003

Series CdS single and dual Cadmium Sulfide, Light-Dependent Resistors sense light in spectral range from 515-730 nm and have peak wavelength of 515 nm. Spectral response is similar to human eye making them suitable for sensor applications that require human eye light perception. Resistivity values range from 3 Kohms to 240 ohms max at 10 Lux, 2856 K. Measuring 0.165 x 0.138 in., photoconductive photocells include glass window and plastic coating. Read More

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