ECE 427

Photovoltaics

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Photovoltaic materials and device technology. Operating principles of solar cells: Charge excitation, separation and collection. Standard and emerging photovoltaic technologies. Conversion efficiencies, loss mechanisms, systems and manufacturing costs. Photovoltaic technology in the context of worldwide energy demand.

Prerequisites:

Undergraduate course in Electrical and Computer Engineering offered by the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering.

Schedules:
Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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