227-0617-00L  Solar Cells

SemesterAutumn Semester 2023
LecturersY. Romanyuk, R. Carron
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish



Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
227-0617-00 GSolar Cells3 hrs
Wed09:15-12:00HG D 7.2 »
Y. Romanyuk, R. Carron

Catalogue data

AbstractPhysics, technology, characteristics and applications of photovoltaic solar cells.
ObjectiveIntroduction to solar radiation, physics, technology, characteristics and applications of photovoltaic solar cells and systems.
ContentSolar radiation characteristics, physical mechanisms for the light to electrical power conversion, properties of semiconductors for solar cells, processing and properties of conventional Si and GaAs based solar cells, technology and physics of thin film solar cells based on compound semiconductors, other solar cells including organic and dye sensitized cells, problems and new developments for power generation in space, interconnection of cells and solar module design, measurement techniques, system design of photovoltaic plants, system components such as inverters and controllers, engineering procedures with software domonstration, integration in buildings and other specific examples.
Lecture notesLecture reprints (in english).
Prerequisites / NoticePrerequisites: Basic knowledge of semiconductor properties.

Performance assessment

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Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits4 credits
ExaminersY. Romanyuk, R. Carron
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationoral 30 minutes
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