cadmium telluride

noun

Definition of cadmium telluride

: an artificially created crystalline compound CdTe that is used especially in the manufacture of photovoltaic cells
  • … after many years of development, cadmium telluride … modules have become the lowest-cost producer of solar electricity, despite working at lower efficiency than crystalline silicon cells.
  • —Ken Zweibel

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1885


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