Physics of Solar Cells

From Basic Principles to Advanced Concepts
Product Number: EB00681777
Released: Jul 28, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9783527413096
Publisher: Wiley-VCH
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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.

Author(s): Peter Wurfel, Uli Wurfel
Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: Jun 13, 2016

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