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Solar Cells and Their Applications

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Edited By: L D Partain

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #58917 | ISBN: 0471574201
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Offers a detailed look at cutting edge solar cell technology.


Partial table of contents: Solar Cell Fundamentals (L. Partain). CELL TECHNOLOGIES. Silicon Cells: Single Junction, One Sun, Terrestrial, and Single and Multiple Crystalline (M. Green & S. Wenham). Terrestrial Silicon Concentrator Solar Cells (R. Sinton). High--Efficiency III--V Multijunction Solar Cells (L. Fraas). MODULE TECHNOLOGIES. Silicon One Sun, Terrestrial Modules (S. Hogan). Silicon Low--Concentration, Line--Focus, Terrestrial Modules (M. O'Neill). Thin--Film Terrestrial Modules (Y. Kuwano). SYSTEM TECHNOLOGIES. Terrestrial Off--Grid Photovoltaic Systems (C. Jennings). Status, Potential, Conclusions (L. Partain). Appendices. Index.

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About the editor LARRY D. PARTAIN, PhD, is Senior Scientist and Corporate Research Marketing Manager in charge of electronics and materials development for Varian Research Center. A prominent researcher in solar cell technology with more than twenty years in the field, Dr. Partain recently set a world record by developing a 28 per cent efficient GaAs concentrator solar cell.

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