[ 479PISDPHVV12 ] VL Photovoltaic

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year Chemistry Markus Clark Scharber 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Polymer Technologies and Science (PTS) 2014W
Objectives Introduction of the basic mechanisms of solar energy conversion and the working principles of solar cells and modules; Provide an overview on the role of plastics in photovoltaics
  • Fundamentals of Solar Energy Conversion
  • Working principles of Photovoltaic Cells
  • Photovoltaic Systems
  • Economics of Photovoltaics
  • Plastics in Photovoltaics
Criteria for evaluation Oral or Written Examination
Methods Lecture based on PowerPoint slides
Manuscript based on lecture slides
Language German or English
Study material Lecture Notes
Physics of Solar Cells, Peter Würfel ISBN-10: 3-527-40857-6
Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells, A. Götzberger et al. ISBN-10: 0-471-97144-8
Regenerative Energiesysteme, V. Quaschning ISBN 978-3-446-42151-6
Changing subject? No
Corresponding lecture WT2WDVOPC17: VO Photovoltaic (3 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Direct assignment