The Physics of Solar Cells

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Imperial College Press, Jan 1, 2003 - Science - 363 pages
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This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the physics of the photovoltaic cell. It is suitable for undergraduates, graduate students, and researchers new to the field. It covers: basic physics of semiconductors in photovoltaic devices; physical models of solar cell operation; characteristics and design of common types of solar cell; and approaches to increasing solar cell efficiency. The text explains the terms and concepts of solar cell device physics and shows the reader how to formulate and solve relevant physical problems. Exercises and worked solutions are included.

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User Review  - particle_p - LibraryThing

If you know some physics already and want to learn about solar cells, this is probably the best intro I know of. The book lies somewhere between a textbook and a popular book. You can read it in bed ... Read full review

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User Review  - Scott Singer - Goodreads

Full of typos/errors and graphs are not that great. Easy read, good intro to solar cells, but was looking for something more challenging. Read full review

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JENNY NELSON lives with her husband, twin daughters and dog in Millbrook, NY and Manhattan, where she was editor and producer at, and This is her first novel.

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