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Energy - Renewable and Green Energy | Handbook of the Physics of Thin-Film Solar Cells

Handbook of the Physics of Thin-Film Solar Cells

Böer, Karl W.

2013, XL, 882 p. 451 illus.

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  • Provides an extensive physics analysis of most important types of solar cells and their operation
  • Written by one of the founders of thin film solar cell research and with a foreword by Martin Green
  • Contains an extensive word index and literature citation, and tables that are helpful at many levels of research
This handbook is a compendium giving a comprehensive description of the basics of semiconductor physics relevant to the design and analysis of thin film solar cell materials. It starts from the basics of material science, describing the material and its growth, defect and electrical properties, the basics of its interaction with photons and the involved statistics, proceeding to space charge effects in semiconductors and pn-junctions. Most attention is given to analyze homo- and hetero-junction solar cells using various models and applying the field-of-direction analysis for discussing current voltage characteristics, and helping to discover the involvement of high-field effects in solar cells. The comprehensive coverage of the main topics of - and relating to - solar cells with extensive reference to literature helps scientists and engineers at all levels to reach a better understanding and im provement of solar cell properties and their production. The author is one of the founders of thin film solar cell research.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Compound Semiconductor Solar Cells - Deep-level Centers - Hetero-junctions Solar Cells - Material Properties of Solar Cells - Photovoltaics - Shallow-level Centers - Solar Cells - Solar Material Properties - Structure and Growth of Semiconductors - Theory of Solar Cells

Related subjects » Applied & Technical Physics - Condensed Matter Physics - Electronics & Electrical Engineering - Optics & Lasers - Renewable and Green Energy - Surfaces, Interfaces, Thin Films, Corrosion, Coatings

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