EE 134. Fundamentals of Photovoltaic Devices

Catalog Description: This course is designed to give an introduction to, and overview of, the fundamentals of photovoltaic devices. Students will learn how solar cells work, understand the concepts and models of solar cell device physics, and formulate and solve relevant physical problems related to photovoltaic devices. Monocrystalline, thin film and third generation solar cells will be discussed and analyzed. Light management and economic considerations in a solar cell system will also be covered.

Units: 4.0

Prerequisites: EE 16A and 16B.

Formats:
Fall: 3 hours of lecture and 1 hour of discussion per week
Spring: 3 hours of lecture and 1 hour of discussion per week

Grading basis: letter

Final exam status: Written final exam conducted during the scheduled final exam period

Also listed as: EL ENG 134


Class Schedule (Spring 2019):
MoWe 10:00AM - 11:29AM, Cory 521 – Ana Claudia Arias

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