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High-Efficient Low-Cost Photovoltaics

Recent Developments

  • Vesselinka Petrova-Koch
  • Rudolf Hezel
  • Adolf Goetzberger

Part of the Springer Series in Optical Sciences book series (SSOS, volume 140)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. G. F. X. Strobl, G. LaRoche, K.-D. Rasch, G. Hey
    Pages 7-27
  3. K. Hesse
    Pages 45-55
  4. I. A. Schwirtlich
    Pages 57-64
  5. Z. I. Alferov, V. M. Andreev, V. D. Rumyantsev
    Pages 101-141
  6. Z. Zhu, D. Mühlbacher, M. Morana, M. Koppe, M. C. Scharber, D. Waller et al.
    Pages 195-222
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 223-228

About this book


A bird's-eye view of the development and problems of recent photovoltaic cells and systems and prospects for Si feedstock is presented.

High-efficient low-cost PV modules, making use of novel efficient solar cells (based on c-Si or III-V materials), and low cost solar concentrators are in the focus of this book.

Recent developments of organic photovoltaics, which is expected to overcome its difficulties and to enter the market soon, are also included.


Fluorescent concentrators High Efficient c-Si and III-V Solar Cells Low Cost PV Modules Mini-Fresnel lenses Organic Photovoltaics State of the Art Poly Si Technology design development electricity photovoltaics

Editors and affiliations

  • Vesselinka Petrova-Koch
    • 1
  • Rudolf Hezel
    • 2
  • Adolf Goetzberger
    • 3
  1. 1.Gate EastGarchingGermany
  2. 2.PullachGermany
  3. 3.The Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISEFreiburgGermany

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