École Polytechnique

Silicon Thin Film Solar Cells

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Pr. Bernard Drevillon
Erik Johnson

Instructors: Pr. Bernard Drevillon

4.2

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Advanced level

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5 hours to complete
3 weeks at 1 hour a week
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What you'll learn

  • Solar Energy

  • Nanotechnology

  • Semiconductor Materials

  • Thin Films

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There are 3 modules in this course

A description of the energetic source, the solar Spectrum, followed by the general principle of operation of solar cells based on semiconductor materials

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9 videos3 quizzes

A general description of the properties of disordered semiconductors followed by a presentation of the most extensively used materials : hydrogenated amorphous silicon.

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9 videos3 quizzes

A general review of silicon thin film solar cells and multijunctions followed by heterojunctions combining crystalline and amorphous silicon

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6 videos4 quizzes

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4.3 (30 ratings)
Pr. Bernard Drevillon
École Polytechnique
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