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ECE 50616 - Physics And Manufacturing Of Solar Cells

Credit Hours: 3.00. This course introduces the electronic, optical and material properties and the manufacturing of photovoltaic devices. Topics include electronic charge separation, transportation and recombination; optical concentration, trapping and confinement; material preparations in photovoltaic systems; bulk crystal, thin-film and organic photovoltaic device configurations; energy storage; as well as emerging concepts in photovoltaics. Discussions also involve the process and equipment for the manufacturing of various photovoltaic modules, with special emphasis on driving down the cost of photovoltaic systems. Typically offered Fall.Credits: 3.00