An Introduction to materials: the manufacture of silicon solar cells

United Kingdom, 1973

Film
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First of two films on solar cells. Includes an experiment to determine which wave lengths of light are absorbed by silicon. Describes the generation of electron-hole pairs and illustrates the process of drift, diffusion and recombination.

Credits

production company

BBC-TV

Open University

producer

Barrie Whatley

Duration

00:25:07:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1973

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

009993

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Silicon

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Solar cells

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Solar energy

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Open learning

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Science - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Diffusion

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Electricity

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Light

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Physics

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science - Experiments

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science - Study and teaching

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Silicon

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Solar cells

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Solar energy

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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