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Thin-Film Solar Cells

Next Generation Photovoltaics and Its Applications (Springer Series in Photonics)

by Yoshihiro Hamakawa

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Energy conversion & storage,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Photovoltaic power generation,
  • Science,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Thin films,
  • Solar cells,
  • Electricity,
  • Energy,
  • Physics,
  • Science-Energy,
  • Science-Physics,
  • Technology / Electricity,
  • Technology / Optics,
  • Optics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9057842M
    ISBN 103540439455
    ISBN 109783540439455

    Thin Film Deposition Techniques.- Properties of Thin Films for Solar Cells.- Cu2S Based Solar Cells.- Polycrystalline Thin Film Silicon Solar Cells.- Emerging Solar Cells.- Amorphous Silicon Solar Cells.- Photoelectrochemical Cells.- Novel Concepts in Design of High-Efficiency Solar Cells. Responsibility: Kasturi Lal Chopra and Suhit Ranjan Das. A thin-film solar cell is a second generation solar cell that is made by depositing one or more thin layers, or thin film (TF) of photovoltaic material on a substrate, such as glass, plastic or metal. Thin-film solar cells are commercially used in several .

    This book is intended as an overview and a data collection for students, engineers and scientist. Keywords Electronic properties of semiconductors Interface properties Thin film solar cells Transparent conducting oxides Zinc oxide basics electronic properties laser optical properties semiconductor solar cell thin films. Thin-film solar cell, type of device that is designed to convert light energy into electrical energy (through the photovoltaic effect) and is composed of micron-thick photon-absorbing material layers deposited over a flexible -film solar cells were originally introduced in the s by researchers at the Institute of Energy Conversion at the University of Delaware in the .

    - Buy Thin Film Solar Cells: Fabrication, Characterization and Applications (Wiley Series in Materials for Electronic & Optoelectronic Applications) book online at best prices in India on Read Thin Film Solar Cells: Fabrication, Characterization and Applications (Wiley Series in Materials for Electronic & Optoelectronic Applications) book reviews & author details . Micromorph cells are thin film solar cells based on a multijunction–architecture consisting of two solar cells that are stacked o n top of each other.


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Jef Poortmans and Vladimir Arkhipov are the authors of Thin Film Solar Cells: Fabrication, Characterization and Applications, published by : Wiley. Thin Film Solar Cells rd Edition by K. Chopra (Author), S. Das (Author) ISBN Cited by:   About this book Thin-film solar cells are either emerging or about to emerge from the research laboratory to become commercially available devices finding practical various applications.

Currently no textbook outlining the basic theoretical background, methods of fabrication and applications currently exist. This is the first comprehensive book on thin-film solar cells, potentially a key technology for solving the energy production problem in the 21st century in an environmentally friendly way.

Thin Film Solar Cells book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. You, 0 Sun, are the eye of the world You are the soul of all embodi /5(3).

1st Edition Published on Aug by EPFL Press Photovoltaic technology has now developed to the extent that it is close to fulfilling the vision of a Thin-Film Silicon Solar Cells - 1st Edition - Arvind Victor Shah - Ro Garland Science Website Announcement. The fundamental concept of the book is to explain how to make thin film solar cells from the abundant solar energy materials by low cost.

The proper and optimized growth conditions are very essential while sandwiching thin films to make solar cell otherwise secondary phases play a role to undermine the working function of solar cells. The direct conver­ sion of solar energy to electricity (photovoltaic effect) via devices called solar cells has already become an established frontier area of science and technology.

Born out of necessity for remote area applications, the first commercially manufactured solar cells - single-crystal silicon and thin film CdS/Cu2S - were.

The book clearly explains the working principle of energy conversion from solar to electrical with basic sciences for the chalcopyrite based thin film solar cells.

Also, it demonstrates important criteria on how to enhance efficiency of the solar cells and modules. Crystalline silicon cells are increasingly making way for thin film cells, which are spawning experimentation with third-generation high-efficiency multijunction cells, carbon-nanotube based cells, UV light for voltage enhancement, and the use of the infrared spectrum for night-time operation, to name only a few recent advances.

Dr. Abou-Ras has organized various Young Scientist Tutorials on characterization techniques for thin film solar cells held at MRS and E-MRS Meetings. - Thomas Kirchartz is a scientist at the Institute of Energy at the research center in Jülich. Thin Film Solar Cells. K.L. Chopra, S.R.

"You, 0 Sun, are the eye of the world You are the soul of all embodied beings You are the source of all creatures You are the discipline of all engaged in work" - Translated from Mahabharata 3rd Century BC Today, energy is the lifeline and status symbol of "civilized" s: 1.

Jef Poortmans and Vladimir Arkhipov are the authors of Thin Film Solar Cells: Fabrication, Characterization and Applications, published by Wiley.

The first book of this four-volume edition is dedicated to one of the most promising areas of photovoltaics, which has already reached a large-scale production of the second-generation thin-film solar modules and has resulted in building the powerful solar plants in several countries around the by: This book concentrates on the latest developments in our understanding of solid-state device physics.

The material presented is mainly experimental and based on CdTe thin-film solar cells. It extends these new findings to CIGS thin-film solar cells and presents a new device design based on graded bandgap multilayer solar cells. Thin-film solar panels are made with solar cells that have light-absorbing layers about times smaller than that of a standard silicon panel.

Because of their narrow design and the efficient semi-conductor built into their cells, thin-film solar cells are the lightest PV cell you can find while still maintaining strong : Luke Richardson. The remainder is based on thin film solar cell technologies and consists mainly of 5 % based on thin film amorphous Si solar cells and 1 % CdTe (CIGS and thin film silicon, although yet commercially available, take up (for now) a negligible part of the market).

Most enterprises favour the crystalline technology because of former problemsCited by: 1. Thin film solar cells (TFSC) are a promising approach for terrestrial and space photovoltaics and offer a wide variety of choices in terms of the device design and fabrication.

CIGS thin film solar cells Copper indium gallium selenide (CIGS) based solar cells are receiving worldwide attraction for solar power generation. These materials absorb light at a rate of 10– times more efficient compared with silicon-based solar cells, thus the thickness of the films obtained in the order of a few : Senthil T.S, Kalaiselvi C.R.

The improved device understanding presented in this book should impact and guide future photovoltaic device development and low-cost thin-film solar panel manufacture. This new edition features an additional chapter besides exercises and their solutions, which will be useful for academics teaching in this by:.

This is the first comprehensive book on thin-film solar cells, potentially a key technology for solving the energy production problem in the 21st century in an .Product types: LED light bulbs, DC lighting, LED lighting, photovoltaic cells, photovoltaic cell testing equipment, photovoltaic cells thin film, solar light system, solar wind street light, solar pump system, solar wireless camera, solar kite, solar mood light sofa, solar light stool, solar .However, the main types of thin film solar cells we are looking at, cadmium telluride and CIGS solar cells.

They both have a problem in that they use elements that are rare, and we can go in and try and calculate how many square meters of solar cells we can produce using up all of the available material.