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Table 3 PAR transmitted to algae and electrical power generated by crystalline silicon solar cells

From: Efficient conversion of solar energy to biomass and electricity

Filter PAR transmitted to algae (μ mole photons.s−1.m−2) Power generated by crystalline silicon (W.m−2) Additional PAR generated by LED (μ mole photons.s−1.m−2) Total PAR (μ mole photons.s−1.m−2)
None 1982.13 0 0 1982.13
LEE 026 Bright red 393.71 121.13 394.66 788.38
LEE 363 Special medium blue 179.26 151.52 493.68 672.94
LEE 128 Bright pink 738.34 48.93 159.43 897.78
Black (absorbs all light) 0 239.85 781.48 781.48
  1. The additional PAR produced by an LED with an EQE of 60% at 650 nm has also been calculated.