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Electronics (ELEC)

Department of Electronics
Faculty of Engineering

ELEC 4703 [0.5 credit]

Solar Cells and Applications

Semiconductor band structure, photogeneration, the solar spectrum. Detailed analysis of monocrystalline silicon solar cells. Solar cells based on thin film materials: amorphous silicon, III-V materials, organics, titania-dye cells. Cells for concentrator systems. Photovoltaic power systems, combined photovoltaic-solar thermal systems. Solar cells for building envelopes.
Prerequisite: ELEC 2501 and ELEC 2507 and fourth-year status in Engineering.
Lectures three hours per week, laboratories/problem analysis three hours per week.

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