amorphous silicon


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amorphous silicon

light-sensitive material used in digital radiography (q.v.) and fluoroscopy (q.v.).

a·mor·phous sil·i·con

(ā-mōr'fŭs sil'i-kon)
Light-sensitive material used in digital radiography and fluoroscopy
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The Uni- Solar Ovonic 30-megawatt production equipment is the world's largest and most advanced machine for the manufacture of thin-film amorphous silicon alloy solar cells and related products used for a variety of applications ranging from solar lanterns of 2-3 watts to large solar farms of 500 kilowatts.
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Michael Wank, who submitted his thesis on this subject, said this would result in a further reduction in the price of the cells, which are made of amorphous silicon.
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