Course: Solar Cell Technologies
ECTS points: 6 ECTS
Number of classes per week: 3+0+0+3
Course Syllabus: Introduction to solar cell technologies. Classification of solar cells on the kind of material, construction, efficiency, assembling, size and shape. First generation solar cells – conventional technologies of silicon solar cells. Second generation solar cells – thin film solar cells with amorphous silica, CIS/CIGS, CdTe – characterization and modelling. Possibilities of thin film solar cells application for terawatt production. Third generation solar cells: dye sensitive solar cells DSSC, organic photovoltaics – production, characterization and modelling. Nanotechnologies for solar cells. Future trends – next generation solar cells and their application.
|A. Luque and S. Steven||Handbook of Photovoltaic Science and Engineering||John Wiley & Sons,||2003|
|Martin A. Green||Third Generation Photovoltaics: advanced solar energy conversion||Birkhauser||2006|
|J. Poortmans and V. Arkhipov||Thin Film Solar Cells – Fabrication, Characterisation and Applications||Wiley& Sons. Ltd,||2005|