Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
Organic Solar Cells - Theory and Practice
Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

Organic Solar Cells - Theory and Practice

Taught in English

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Suraj Manikandan

Instructor: Suraj Manikandan

4.7

(1,214 reviews)

23 hours to complete
3 weeks at 7 hours a week
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There are 6 modules in this course

By the end of the module we have set the following goals for you: -You should have gained knowledge on solar cells, and their place as a renewable energy -Be able to distinguish between different solar cell technologies -Describe the difference between the three generations of solar cells -Identify the four steps of life cycle analysis -Determine differences between embedded energy, energy return factor, and energy payback time.

What's included

7 videos9 readings3 quizzes

By the end of this module you should: -Be able to identify the different steps in the theory behind the solar cells -Be able to measure the efficiency of a solar cell -Be able to describe the different layers in the solar cell and understand their function -Be ready to argue for different applications of the solar cells.

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6 videos8 readings2 quizzes

By the end of this module you should: -Know why we need conjugated polymers and side chains -Know about low band gap polymers -Be able to identify the most common polymerization methods -Be familiar with common characterization techniques used with the materials -Know about acceptor materials used in the active layer of organic solar cells.

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6 videos10 readings3 quizzes

By the end of this module you should: -Be able to identify different kinds of degradation behaviours -Know about decay curves, including concepts such as burn-in and T80 -Distinguish between different ISOS standards.

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7 videos9 readings3 quizzes

By the end of this module you will be able to: -Describe the lab scale techniques and the pros and cons -Describe the difference between coating and printing -Identify the different coating and printing techniques.

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7 videos12 readings2 quizzes

This is the final module of the course and it is almost time to sit back and congratulate yourself! You just have two more videos and an exam to complete.

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3 videos1 reading1 quiz

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4.7 (148 ratings)
Suraj Manikandan
Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
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