Concentrator Photovoltaics Book
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Concentrator Photovoltaics


  • Author : Antonio Luque López
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2007-08-17
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 346
  • ISBN 10 : 9783540687986
  • Total Read : 85
  • File Size : 13,9 Mb

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Concentrator Photovoltaics Summary:

This book gives an overview of all components, e.g. cells, concentrators, modules and systems, for systems of concentrator photovoltaics. It is an application-oriented book. The authors report on significant results related to design, technology, and applications, and they also cover the fundamental physics and market considerations.

Reliability and Ecological Aspects of Photovoltaic Modules Book

Reliability and Ecological Aspects of Photovoltaic Modules


  • Author : Abdulkerim Gok
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2020-01-08
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 170
  • ISBN 10 : 9781789848229
  • Total Read : 99
  • File Size : 8,6 Mb

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Reliability and Ecological Aspects of Photovoltaic Modules Summary:

Photovoltaic (PV) solar energy is expected to be the world's largest source of electricity in the future. To enhance the long-term reliability of PV modules, a thorough understanding of failure mechanisms is of vital importance. In addition, it is important to address the potential downsides to this technology. These include the hazardous chemicals needed for manufacturing solar cells, especially for thin-film technologies, and the large number of PV modules disposed of at the end of their lifecycles. This book discusses the reliability and environmental aspects of PV modules.

Nanotechnology for Photovoltaics Book

Nanotechnology for Photovoltaics


  • Author : Loucas Tsakalakos
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2010-03-25
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 458
  • ISBN 10 : 9781420076752
  • Total Read : 80
  • File Size : 5,6 Mb

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Nanotechnology for Photovoltaics Summary:

Current concerns regarding greenhouse gas-related environmental effects, energy security, and the rising costs of fossil fuel-based energy has renewed interest in solar energy in general and photovotaics in particular. Exploring state-of-the-art developments from a practical point of view, Nanotechnology for Photovoltaics examines issues in increas

Physics of Solar Cells Book

Physics of Solar Cells


  • Author : Peter Würfel
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-06-13
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9783527413096
  • Total Read : 93
  • File Size : 5,8 Mb

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Physics of Solar Cells Summary:

The new edition of this highly regarded textbook provides a detailed overview of the most important characterization techniques for solar cells and a discussion of their advantages and disadvantages. It describes in detail all aspects of solar cell function, the physics behind every single step, as well as all the issues to be considered when improving solar cells and their efficiency. The text is now complete with examples of how the appropriate characterization techniques enable the distinction between several potential limitation factors, describing how quantities that have been introduced theoretically in earlier chapters become experimentally accessible. With exercises after each chapter to reinforce the newly acquired knowledge and requiring no more than standard physics knowledge, this book enables students and professionals to understand the factors driving conversion efficiency and to apply this to their own solar cell development.

Clean Electricity from Photovoltaics Book

Clean Electricity from Photovoltaics


  • Author : Mary D Archer
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release Date : 2001-06-04
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 868
  • ISBN 10 : 9781783262052
  • Total Read : 71
  • File Size : 8,9 Mb

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Clean Electricity from Photovoltaics Summary:

Photovoltaic cells provide clean, reversible electrical power from the sun. Made from semiconductors, they are durable, silent in operation and free of polluting emissions. In this book, experts from all sectors of the PV community — materials scientists, physicists, production engineers, economists and environmentalists — give their critical appraisals of where the technology is now and what its prospects are. Contents:The Past and Present (M D Archer)Device Physics of Silicon Solar Cells (J O Schumacher & W Wettling)Principles of Cell Design (J Poortmans et al.)Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells (M A Green)Amorphous Silicon Solar Cells (C R Wronski & D E Carlson)Cadmium Telluride Solar Cells (D Bonnet)Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Solar Cells (U Rau & H W Schock)Super-High Efficiency III-V Tandem and Multijunction Cells (M Yamaguchi)Organic Photovoltaic Devices (J J M Halls & R H Friend)Quantum Well Solar Cells (J Nelson)Thermophotovoltaic Generation of Electricity (T J Coutts)Concentrator Cells and Systems (A Luque)Cells and Systems for Space Applications (C M Hardingham)Storage of Electrical Energy (R M Dell)Photovoltaic Modules, Systems and Applications (N M Pearsall & R Hill)The Photovoltaic Business: Manufacturers and Markets (B McNelis)The Economics of Photovoltaic Technologies (D Anderson)The Outlook for PV in the 21st Century (E H Lysen & B Yordi) Readership: Physicists, chemists and engineers. Keywords:Electricity;Photovoltaics;Cadmium;Solar CellsReviews:“… is an excellent resource for its intended readership of students, scientists and technologists working in the area … it is well indexed, and includes a handy list of useful web and library references. At the very least, the book deserves a place in the library of every research institution and company working on renewable energy.”Nature “With a broad range of coverage, many references in each chapter, and an appendix listing useful quantities, factors and symbols, this book would be an excellent reference so

Scientific and Technical Aerospace Reports Book

Scientific and Technical Aerospace Reports


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1975
  • Genre: Aeronautics
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : UIUC:30112057085133
  • Total Read : 94
  • File Size : 9,7 Mb

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Scientific and Technical Aerospace Reports Summary:

Lists citations with abstracts for aerospace related reports obtained from world wide sources and announces documents that have recently been entered into the NASA Scientific and Technical Information Database.