Surface mount solar modules for PV energy harvesting

20th November 2013
Source: IXYS
Posted By : Nat Bowers
Surface mount solar modules for PV energy harvesting

IXYS expands its range of high efficiency IXOLAR solarMD Solar modules with new variants designed for use in applications such as battery chargers, wireless sensors, green electricity generation and power backup for UPS. Designed using monocrystalline silicon for increased efficiency and spectral range, the new additions feature a maximum power output between 67mW and 540mW.

Dr. Nathan Zommer, CEO and Founder of IXYS, comments: "It is an expansion of the unique Solar Bits technology that we developed, to enable our customers to add PV energy harvesting to their products. By making the solar cells as surface mount standard devices, we offer a low cost, simple handling solution that can be readily used in standard product reflow soldering. Thus our customers can add solar energy harvesting features to their products.”

When arranged in serial or parallel combinations, these modules offer an increaed performance and suit a multitude of power requirements while maintaining the same overall efficiency of 22%.

“These new introductions add more options to the already comprehensive range of high efficiency solar cells available from IXYS, giving uncompromising output power from a small footprint when compared with traditional polycrystalline or amorphous solar products,” commented Nicholas Tarling, Product Engineer at IXYS.

The new parts have the following designations: SLMD360H10L (Vop – 5.01V, Pmax – 67mW), SLMD720H12L (Vop – 5.8V, Pmax – 157mW), SLMD960H09L (Vop – 4.5V, Pmax – 162mW), SLMD860H12L (Vop – 5.9V, Pmax – 182mW), SLMD321H09L (Vop – 4.5V, Pmax – 540mW)

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