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Definition of "monocrystalline" [monocrystalline]

  • Having a single crystalline form (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "monocrystalline" in a sentence
  • "RBCN-Q, based in Franklin Park, Ill., makes electronic materials such as monocrystalline sapphire used in light emitting diodes (LEDs)."
  • "The most energy-intensive type of PV cell to make — the monocrystalline silicate cells — only emits 1.8 ounces of global warming pollution per kilowatt hour, compared to 2.2 pounds by a coal-fired power plant."
  • "A new life-cycle assessment study from the Brookhaven National Laboratory in New York examined the four most common types of photovoltaic (PV) solar power cells — multicrystalline silicon, monocrystalline silicon, ribbon silicon and thin-film, if you were wondering — to find out how much energy and waste was involved in their creation."