Design and Production of Animated Image Photovoltaic Modules
AbstractThis paper develops fifth-generation-sized silicon thin-film tandem photovoltaic (PV) modules with animated images. Front PV cell stripes are created using a laser scribing technique, and specially edited and shifted images are printed onto the back glass. After encapsulating the front PV module with the back glass, the animated image effect can then be clearly seen from various positions. The PV module that can display three images has a stabilized power output of 87 W. The remarkable features of this module such as its animated image display, semitransparency, and acceptable power loss give it great potential for use in building-integrated photovoltaics. This paper could help improve the aesthetic appearance of PV modules, which may increase users’ or architects’ willingness to install PV modules on buildings. View Full-Text
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Ou, Y.-C.; Wu, H.-Y.; Hsu, C.-H.; Jiang, Y.-L.; Lien, S.-Y. Design and Production of Animated Image Photovoltaic Modules. Energies 2017, 10, 1712.
Ou Y-C, Wu H-Y, Hsu C-H, Jiang Y-L, Lien S-Y. Design and Production of Animated Image Photovoltaic Modules. Energies. 2017; 10(11):1712.Chicago/Turabian Style
Ou, Yu-Chih; Wu, Hsin-Yu; Hsu, Chia-Hsun; Jiang, Yeu-Long; Lien, Shui-Yang. 2017. "Design and Production of Animated Image Photovoltaic Modules." Energies 10, no. 11: 1712.
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