Introduction to Photovoltaic Technology

This course is designed to explain the principles of Photovoltaic cells operation and applications.

This and all other courses are available as On Site Training


WHAT THE COURSE COVERS:

  • Sunlight
  • Properties of Sunlight
  • Solar Irradiance
  • Direct and Diffused Radiation
  • AirMass
  • Standardized Solar Spectra
  • Radiant Power Density
  • Solar Spectral Irradiance at the Earth's Surface
  • Solar Radiation on a Tilted Surface
  • Peak Sun Hours
  • Estimates of the solar insolation at a specific location
  • Semiconductors and PN Junctions
  • Semiconductor Properties
  • Band Gap in Semiconductors
  • Doping
  • Equilibrium Carrier Concentration
  • Generation
  • Recombination
  • Carrier Transport
  • P-n Junctions
  • Solar Cell Operation
  • Light Generated Current
  • Solar Cell Parameters
  • Resistive Effects
  • Effect of Temperature
  • Effect of Light Intensity
  • Low Light Intensity
  • Ideality Factor
  • Design of Silicon Cells
  • Reducing Optical Losses
  • Anti-Reflection Coatings
  • Reducing Recombination Losses
  • Current & Voltage Losses Due to Recombination
  • Metal Grid Pattern
  • Solar Cell Design Principles
  • Efficiency Limits
  • Efficiency and Solar Cell Cost
  • Solar Cell Technologies
  • Amorphous Silicon
  • Cadmium Telluride
  • CIGS
  • Concentrators
  • Nanostructures solar cells
  • Organic Solar Cells
  • Manufacturing Si Cells
  • Types of Silicon
  • Processing Technologies
  • High-Efficiency Solar Cells
  • PERL Solar Cells
  • Back-Contact Solar Cells
  • Heterojunction (HIT) Solar Cell
  • Solar Cell Production Line
  • Growing Ingots
  • Sawing the Ingot into Bricks
  • Wafer Slicing
  • Texturing
  • Emitter Diffusion
  • Edge Isolation
  • Anti-Reflection Coating
  • Screen-Printing
  • Metal Firing
  • Cell Testing
  • Module Manufacture

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Anyone who would like to learn more about Photovoltaic Technology.

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