Amorphous silicon

What is Amorphous silicon?

Amorphous silicon meaning An alloy of silica and hydrogen, with a disordered, noncrystalline internal atomic arrangement, that can be deposited in thin-film layers (a few micrometers in thickness) by a number of deposition methods to produce thin-film photovoltaic cells on glass, metal, or plastic substrates.

 

reference: Glossary – U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

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