The Physics of Solar Cells (Series on properties of by Jenny Nelson

By Jenny Nelson

This ebook offers a accomplished advent to the physics of the photovoltaic mobilephone. it really is compatible for undergraduates, graduate scholars, and researchers new to the sector. It covers: uncomplicated physics of semiconductors in photovoltaic units; actual versions of sun mobilephone operation; features and layout of universal varieties of sun phone; and ways to expanding sun cellphone potency. The textual content explains the phrases and ideas of sun mobilephone equipment physics and exhibits the reader how one can formulate and clear up suitable actual difficulties. workouts and labored ideas are included.


  • Photons In, Electrons Out: easy ideas of PV
  • Electrons and Holes in Semiconductors
  • Generation and Recombination
  • Junctions
  • Analysis of the p-n Junction
  • Monocrystalline sun Cells
  • Thin movie sun Cells
  • Managing Light
  • Over the restrict: suggestions for better Efficiency

Readership: complicated undergraduates, graduate scholars, and researchers in semiconductor machine physics, in particular photovoltaics.

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