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Semiconductors for solar cells

by H. J. MoМ€ller

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Published by Artech House in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Solar cells -- Materials.,
  • Semiconductors.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementHans Joachim Möller.
    SeriesThe Artech House optoelectronics library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK2960 .M65 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 343 p. :
    Number of Pages343
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1735726M
    ISBN 100890065748
    LC Control Number92040718

    development of sustainable energy, such as solar energy, in this article we will Study types of solar cells and the ir applications. Keywords: Solar Cells, Semiconductor Materials, Sustai nable Energy. Publisher Summary. The ideal solar cell efficiencies generally refer to single-junction semiconductor devices. The limitations considered in the ultimate efficiency are owing to the fact that the simplest semiconductors cannot absorb below band gap photons and also owing to the fact that part of the energy of the absorbed photons in excess of the band gap is lost as heat.

    Purchase Solar Cells - 2nd Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN , Diodes, LEDs and Solar Cells Last updated; Save as PDF Page ID ; No headers. Diodes are semiconductor devices that allow current to flow in only one direction. Diodes act as rectifiers in electronic circuits, and also as efficient light emitters (in LEDs) and solar cells (in photovoltaics).

    Quantum Efficiency in Complex Systems, Part II: From Molecular Aggregates to Organic Solar Cells: Organic Solar Cells Uli Wurfel Since its inception in , the series of numbered volumes known as Semiconductors and Semimetals has distinguished itself through the careful selection of well-known authors, editors, and contributors.5/5(1). Finally, Part IV discusses the stability of SO solar cells compared to organic solar cells, and the possibilities offered by hybrid technologies. This comprehensive book is an essential reference for all those academics and professionals who require thorough knowledge of recent and future developments in the role of semiconductor oxides in next.


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Semiconductors for Solar Cells (Optoelectronics Library) by Hans Joachim Moller (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both by:   It is suitable for undergraduates, graduate students, and researchers new to the field.

It covers: basic physics of semiconductors in photovoltaic devices; physical models of solar cell operation; characteristics and design of common types of solar cell; and approaches to increasing solar cell 4/5(31). It is suitable for undergraduates, graduate students, and researchers new to the field.

It covers: basic physics of semiconductors in photovoltaic devices; physical models of solar cell operation; characteristics and design of common types of solar cell; and approaches to increasing solar cell Cited by:   Volume II: Solar Cells 1st Edition by Harold J.

Hovel (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

The digit and digit formats both work. The Future of Semiconductor Oxides in Next-Generation Solar Cells begins with several chapters covering the synthesis of semiconductor oxides for NGSCs.

Part II goes on to cover the types and applications of NGSCs currently under development, while Part III brings the two together, covering specific processing techniques for NGSC construction. This book, therefore, includes only relevant topics in the fundamentals of the physics of Semiconductors for solar cells book and of electrochemistry needed for understanding the intricacy of the subject of photovoltaic solar cells and photoelectrochemical (PEC) solar cells.

The book provides the basic concepts of semiconductors, p:n junctions, PEC solar cells. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: Other Titles: Solar cells: Responsibility: H.J.

Hovel ; edited by R.K. Willardson and A. Fundamental Solar Cell Parameters Efficiency of an Ideal pn-Junction Cell Design of a Solar Cell Efficiency Losses --Ch.

Technology of Solar Cell Devices Single-Junction Devices Heterojunction Devices Schottky Barrier and MIS Solar Cells Thin-Film Solar Cells Multigap Structures.

Semiconductors for Solar Cells by Hans Joachim Moller,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Hans Joachim Moller. This book covers the two most important applications of semiconductor diodes - solar cells and LEDs - together with quantitative coverage of the physics of the p-n junction.

The reader will gain a thorough understanding of p-n junctions as the text begins with semiconductor and junction device fundamentals and extends to the practical. Buy Semiconductors for Solar Cells by Hans Joachim Moller from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ A solar cell is made of two types of semiconductors, called p-type and n-type silicon.

The p-type silicon is produced by adding atoms—such as boron or gallium—that have one less electron in their outer energy level than does silicon. Because boron has one less electron than is required to form the bonds with the surrounding silicon atoms, an electron vacancy or “hole” is created.

Multiple solar cells in an integrated group, all oriented in one plane, constitute a solar photovoltaic panel or oltaic modules often have a sheet of glass on the sun-facing side, allowing light to pass while protecting the semiconductor cells are usually connected in series creating additive voltage and current.

Connecting cells in parallel yields a higher current. In addition, the text offers information on the treatment of a range of important semiconductor materials and device structures including OLED devices and organic solar cells.

This second edition contains a new chapter on the quantum mechanical description of the electron that will make the book accessible to students in any engineering discipline.

84 THE PHYSICS OF THE SOLAR CELL Figure The radiation spectrum for a black body at K, an AM0 spectrum, and an AM global spectrum The basic physical principles underlying the operation of solar cells are the subject of this chapter. First, a brief review of the fundamental properties of semiconductors is given that includes.

This thoroughly updated new edition of Markvart and Castaner’s Solar Cells, extracted from their industry standard Practical Handbook of Photovoltaics, is the definitive reference covering the science and operation, materials and manufacture of solar cells.

It is essential reading for engineers, installers, designers, and policy-makers who. Semiconductor solar cell, knowledge is indispensable if you explain the operation of a photovoltaic cell. A semiconductor is a material that is conductive between the insulators and the conductors (see band gap for a more extensive discussion of this).

The behaviour of a semiconductor depends on some environmental variables, such as temperature or incident light intensity.

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. It covers: basic physics of semiconductors in photovoltaic devices; physical models of solar cell operation; characteristics and design of common types of solar cell; and approaches to increasing solar cell efficiency.5/5(2).

Publisher Summary. This chapter presents an overview of the semiconductor properties relevant to solar cell operation. The energy gap (or band gap) and its structure as a function of the wave vector are key characteristics of the semiconductor material and of fundamental importance to the operation of the solar cell.

This book covers the two most important applications ofsemiconductor diodes - solar cells and LEDs - together withquantitative coverage of the physics of the p-n junction. Thereader will gain a thorough understanding of p-n junctions as thetext begins with semiconductor and junction device fundamentals andextends to the practical implementation Reviews: 9.

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. This book contains a detailed and logical step-by-step explanation of thermodynamically-consistent solar cell operating physics, a comparison of advanced multi-junction CPV power plants versus combined-cycle thermal power plants in the framework of energy cascading, and a discussion of solar cell semiconductor resource limitations and the.Abstract.

This chapter focuses on introducing basic concepts in solar cell and light-emitting diode (LED) devices. First, the fundamental knowledge about semiconductors and several important materials related to solar cells and LEDs is introduced to help the reader understand the working principle of .