[*Engineering Sciences 175. Photovoltaic Devices]

The course will provide an overview of the solid state device physics and p-n junction operation necessary to understand the operation. Several different solar architectures will be discussed including crystalline and amorphous silicon, multijunction, CdTe, CIGS, organic, dye sensitized as well as additional related topics light management, building integrated devices, and policy and economic issues relating to adoption.
Note: Likely offered Fall 2020. Engineering Sciences 175 is also offered as Applied Physics 275. Students may not take both for credit. 
Prerequisite: Engineering Sciences 173 or equivalent, or permission from instructor.





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