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Image:EfieldSolarCell.jpg|Fig 1: is a diagram that shows the workings of a solar cell's electric field.  Note that the section labeled "A" is the n-type junction while the section labeled "B" is the p-type junction.  The black arrows in the diagram note the electric field in between the two junctions when external energy is introduced to the system.   
 
Image:EfieldSolarCell.jpg|Fig 1: is a diagram that shows the workings of a solar cell's electric field.  Note that the section labeled "A" is the n-type junction while the section labeled "B" is the p-type junction.  The black arrows in the diagram note the electric field in between the two junctions when external energy is introduced to the system.   
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Image:SolarCellOperation.jpg|Fig 1: is a diagram that showcases how the current flows in a solar cell as rays of light or photons (the yellow arrows) strike the cell.  Again the section labeled "A" is the n-type junction while the section labeled "B" is a p-type junction.  The section labeled "C" is the load for the circuit.  The electrons will flow starting at point "B" to point "A" then through the load "C."  Then the electrons will complete the loop and return in a clockwise loop to point "B."
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Image:SolarCellOperation.jpg|Fig 2: is a diagram that showcases how the current flows in a solar cell as rays of light or photons (the yellow arrows) strike the cell.  Again the section labeled "A" is the n-type junction while the section labeled "B" is a p-type junction.  The section labeled "C" is the load for the circuit.  The electrons will flow starting at point "B" to point "A" then through the load "C."  Then the electrons will complete the loop and return in a clockwise loop to point "B."
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=====N-Junctions=====
 
=====N-Junctions=====
 
An N-Junction, or negative junction, occurs in a solar cell when the material the cell is made of allows for electrons to break off their respective atom or compound.  The newly freed electrons flow over the area causing a generally negative charge.
 
An N-Junction, or negative junction, occurs in a solar cell when the material the cell is made of allows for electrons to break off their respective atom or compound.  The newly freed electrons flow over the area causing a generally negative charge.

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