Physics of Solar Cells

Physics of Solar Cells

by Jenny Nelson
     
 

This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the physics of the photovoltaic cell. It is suitable for undergraduates, graduate students, and researchers new to the field. See more details below

Overview

This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the physics of the photovoltaic cell. It is suitable for undergraduates, graduate students, and researchers new to the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781860943409
Publisher:
Imperial College Press
Publication date:
05/28/2003
Series:
Properties of Semiconductor Materials
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2Photons In, Electrons Out: Basic Principles of PV17
Ch. 3Electrons and Holes in Semiconductors41
Ch. 4Generation and Recombination79
Ch. 5Junctions119
Ch. 6Analysis of the p-n Junction145
Ch. 7Monocrystalline Solar Cells177
Ch. 8Thin Film Solar Cells211
Ch. 9Managing Light253
Ch. 10Over the Limit: Strategies for High Efficiency289
Exercises327
Solutions to the Exercises337
Index355

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