PHYS-609 / 2 credits

Teacher(s): Romanyuk Yaroslav, Haug Franz-Josef, Heier Jakob

Language: English

Remark: Next time: June 2022


Frequency

Every year

Summary

A link between the fundamental physics, device operation and technological development of various solar cell technologies. Learning about all modern photovoltaic technlogies incl. industrially relevant wafer based silicon, thin film chalcogenide, III-V, multijunction, organic and hybrid solar cells.

Content

Keywords

photovoltaics, inorganic semiconductors, organic semiconductors, optics, light management

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Basic physics, basic chemistry, introduction to quantum mechanics

Teaching methods

Three days teaching (ex-cathedra with short questions)

Expected student activities

One day to work on individual exercises and to prepare a 10 min presentation

Assessment methods

Presentaion of the assignment on the last day

In the programs

  • Exam form: Oral presentation (session free)
  • Subject examined: Modern photovoltaic technologies
  • Lecture: 18 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 9 Hour(s)
  • Exam form: Oral presentation (session free)
  • Subject examined: Modern photovoltaic technologies
  • Lecture: 18 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 9 Hour(s)

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