Cheap Sensor Made of Multicrystalline Silicon for Insolation and Temperature Measurements

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In the paper some results on measurement of insolation and „real” cell’s temperature carried out with use of standard silicon solar cells are presented. Two identical cells are applied in such a sensor. Short circuit current of one cell is a direct indication of insolation value and open circuit voltage of the other cell is indirect indication of actual sensor’s temperature but in this case more complex formula must be used for temperature calculation.

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Ecological Chemistry and Engineering S

The Journal of Society of Ecological Chemistry and Engineering

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