The publications of Edmond Becquerel were mostly in french and most of them were not translated in english. In the frame of the celebration his bicentenary in 2020, we have decided to translate some of his key papers to make them available to an international public. The first one Edmond Becquerel PV Original Paper concerns the key paper concerning the discovery of the photovoltaic effect in 1839 :

Mémoire sur les effets électriques produits sous l’influence des rayons solaires, Comptes rendus de l’académie des sciences t.IX, p. 561, 1839.
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