The Mystery Flaw of Solar Panels

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References:
[1] https://www.statista.com/statistics/280220/global-cumulative-installed-solar-pv-capacity/
[2] https://aip.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/1.5091759
[3] https://www.nrel.gov/docs/legosti/old/1448.pdf
[4] https://www.solarpowerworldonline.com/2013/12/selenium-silicon-solar-panels-excerpt-let-shine/
[5] Page 27 https://www.nrel.gov/docs/legosti/old/1448.pdf
[6] https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1757-899X/66/1/012049/pdf#:~:text=The%20SiO2%20%5B1%5D%2C%20TiO2,the%20materials%20with%20low%20reflection.
[7] https://brilliant.org/practice/elementary-photons/?p=6
[8] Chapter 3 https://www.nrel.gov/docs/legosti/old/1448.pdf
[9] https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0038092X16001110?via%3Dihub
[10] Page 14 https://www.nrel.gov/docs/legosti/old/1448.pdf
[11] https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960148115303505
[12] https://web.wpi.edu/Pubs/E-project/Available/E-project-030410-203338/unrestricted/Alternative_Solar_Cells_and_Their_Implications.pdf
[10] https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960148115303505
[11] http://solarcellcentral.com/junction_page.html
[12] https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/8/1/10
[13] https://aip.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/1.5091759

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Credits:
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Editor: Dylan Hennessy (https://www.behance.net/dylanhennessy1)
Animator: Mike Ridolfi (https://www.moboxgraphics.com/)
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Thumbnail: Simon Buckmaster https://twitter.com/forgottentowel

References:
[1] https://www.statista.com/statistics/280220/global-cumulative-installed-solar-pv-capacity/
[2] https://aip.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/1.5091759
[3] https://www.nrel.gov/docs/legosti/old/1448.pdf
[4] https://www.solarpowerworldonline.com/2013/12/selenium-silicon-solar-panels-excerpt-let-shine/
[5] Page 27 https://www.nrel.gov/docs/legosti/old/1448.pdf
[6] https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1757-899X/66/1/012049/pdf#:~:text=The%20SiO2%20%5B1%5D%2C%20TiO2,the%20materials%20with%20low%20reflection.
[7] https://brilliant.org/practice/elementary-photons/?p=6
[8] Chapter 3 https://www.nrel.gov/docs/legosti/old/1448.pdf
[9] https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0038092X16001110?via%3Dihub
[10] Page 14 https://www.nrel.gov/docs/legosti/old/1448.pdf
[11] https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960148115303505
[12] https://web.wpi.edu/Pubs/E-project/Available/E-project-030410-203338/unrestricted/Alternative_Solar_Cells_and_Their_Implications.pdf
[10] https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960148115303505
[11] http://solarcellcentral.com/junction_page.html
[12] https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/8/1/10
[13] https://aip.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/1.5091759

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