Silicon Solar Cell Turns 50

Research output: NRELBrochure


This short brochure describes a milestone in solar (or photovoltaic, PV) research-namely, the 50th anniversary of the invention of the first viable silicon solar cell by three researchers at Bell Laboratories.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages4
StatePublished - 2004

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/BR-520-33947


  • Bell Laboratories
  • invention
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  • photovoltaics (PV)
  • PV
  • silicon solar cells


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