Photovoltaic cells (also known as solar cells) are used to generate electricity in residential, commercial, utility and off-grid sectors. The latest advances in photovoltaic technology provide a fascinating discovery of how solar cells work.
This course compares silicon, cadmium telluride, copper indium gallium selenide, gallium arsenide, organic, dye-sensitized and multifunction solar cells.
You Will Learn
Cost effectiveness of different types of solar cells
Different materials and methods used to manufacture solar cells
Energy principles in physics, photochemistry and electrochemistry
Fundamentals of photovoltaic energy
Michael McGehee, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University