2.627 | Fall 2013 | Undergraduate

Fundamentals of Photovoltaics

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Tutorial: Photoconductivity

Description: This video describes how light shining on a Si semiconductor causes its conductivity to rise. The energy of photons hitting the semiconductor breaks covalent bonds within the material, creating mobile electrons and holes.

Instructor: Joe Sullivan

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