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Kyocera’s Solar Modules for Prius

Photonics.com
May 2009
Kyoto, Japan-based Kyocera Corp. has announced that it will supply solar modules for Toyota Motor Corp.’s Prius solar ventilation system, an optional feature for the hybrid car model introduced in Japan. The system ventilates the air inside the car by using the electricity generated by the solar module on the rooftop to drive the fans while the car is parked during the daytime. Even during hot seasons, it automatically moderates the temperature rise inside the vehicle.


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The technology of generating and harnessing light and other forms of radiant energy whose quantum unit is the photon. The science includes light emission, transmission, deflection, amplification and detection by optical components and instruments, lasers and other light sources, fiber optics, electro-optical instrumentation, related hardware and electronics, and sophisticated systems. The range of applications of photonics extends from energy generation to detection to communications and...
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