Photovoltaic and Photoactive Materials: Properties, Technology and Applications / Edition 1

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This book contains contributions by highly experienced scientists and industrialists, and is structured to cover important aspects of the field, from the underlying principles through to detailed considerations of commercial viability, exploitation and EC funding support. Also included is a selection of shorter articles, describing various aspects of current research and development activities.
The book will be of considerable interest and value to those already pursuing or considering careers in the field of photovoltaic and photoactive materials, devices and systems. It is also a valuable source of information for those interested in related aspects of the field, such as the science and technology of thin film materials and devices.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402008238
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 8/31/2002
  • Series: Nato Science Series II: (closed) , #80
  • Edition description: 2002
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 353
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Invited Papers. Large-Area Smart Glass and Integrated Photovoltaics; C.M. Lampert. Photovoltaic Materials, an Overview of Historical Development, Current State of the Art and Future Scope; D. Dimova-Malinovska. Electronic Characterisation and Modelling of Disordered Semiconductors; J.M. Marshall. Measurement Methods for Photoactive Materials and Solar Cells; G.S. Popkirov. Structural and Optical Properties of Microcrystalline Silicon for Solar Cell Applications; R. Carius. Crystalline Silicon p-n Junction Solar Cells - Efficiency Limits and Low-Cost Fabrication Technology; J. Szlufcik. Application of III-V Compounds in Solar Cells; V.M. Andreev. Micro-/Poly-Crystalline Silicon Materials for Thin Film Photovoltaic Devices: Deposition Processes and Growth Mechanisms; J.K. Rath. Micro-/Poly-Crystalline Silicon Materials for Thin Film Photovoltaic Devices: Physical Properties; J.K. Rath. Micro-/Poly-Crystalline Silicon Materials for Thin Film Photovoltaic Devices: Application in Solar Cells; J.K. Rath. Organic Materials and Devices for Photovoltaic Applications; J.-M. Nunzi. Photovoltaic Applications; M. Palfy. Past, Actual and Future EU-Funded Research, Technological Development and Demonstration Actions in the Field of Photovoltaics; T.L. D'Estaintot. Contributed Papers. Evaluation of the Gap State Distribution in a-Si:H by SCLC Measurements; A. Eray, G. Nobile. Creation and Annealing of Light Induced Metastable Defects in a-Si1-xCx:H; A.O. Dodolbas, Ö. Öktü. Potential PV Materials Based on InN Polycrystalline Films: Growth, Structural and Optical Properties; V.Ya. Malakhov. Light Soaking Effect in a-Si:H Based n-i-p and p-i-n Solar Cells; G. Nobile, M. Morana. Accelerated Ageing Test of Solar Cells and Encapsulations; V. Šály, et al. Differential Spectral Responsivity of µc-Si:H Solar Cells; M. Sendova-Vassileva, et al. Temperature and Compositional Dependence of Raman Scattering and Photoluminescence Emission in CuxGaySe2 Thin Films; C. Xue, et al. Enhancement of the Photovoltaic Efficiency of Ge0.2Si0.8/Si Photodiodes; M.M. Pociask, et al. Charge Carrier Transport and Photovoltage in Layers Based on Poly(3,3Phthalidylidene-4,4 Biphenylilene); A.R. Tameev, et al. Diagnostics of Large-Area Solar Cell Homogeneity by Local Irradiation; V. Benda. Determination of Trap Parameters from Phourrent Decay Measurements: Metal-Free Phthalocyanine Films; I. Zhivkov, et al. Luminescent Properties of Li2£/YY£4O7 (LTB) Polycrystals at the Deviation from Stoichiometry; B.M. Hunda, et al. Influence of Solution Resistivity and Postanodizing Treatment of PS Films on the Electrical and Optical Properties of Metal/Ps/Si Photodiodes; K. Ait-Hamouda, et al. Study of Sol-Gel Derived Very Thin Films of Mixed Titanium Dioxide and Vanadium Oxide; T. Ivanova, et al. Photoelectrochemical Characterization of Some Argyrodite-Type Materials; Yu. Stasyuk, et al. Optical Absorption in APCVD Metal Oxide Thin Films; K.A. Gesheva, et al. Extrinsic Surface Photovoltage Spectroscopy – An Alternative Approach to Deep Level Characterisation in Semiconductors; K. Germanova, et al. CELLO: An Advanced LBIC Measurement Technique for Solar Cell Local Characterisation; J. Carstensen, et al. The Behaviour of PV Module Parameters as a Function of Solar Cell Temperature in Hot Climates; P. Vitanov, et al. Application of SiO2: Re Layers for Improvement of the UV Sensitivity of a-Si:H Solar Cells; M. Sendova-Vassileva, et al. Cost-Effective Porous Silicon Technology for Solar Cell Industrial Applications; V. Yerokhov, et al. Influence of Vacuum Annealing on the Composition of CuInSe2; M. Kauk, et al. Photograph. Participants. Index.

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