Why Thin Film Solar Cells?

  • Kasturi Lal Chopra
  • Suhit Ranjan Das


The 1970s have brought the end to thoughts of unlimited cheap energy. Today, energy consumption per capita is synonymous with the standard of living of a nation, as can be seen vividly in Figure 1.1. Whether or not man should continue an energy-intensive-based lifestyle may be open to debate, but there is little doubt that the present world rate of energy consumption is alarming in view of the rapid depletion of existing conventional resources.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kasturi Lal Chopra
    • 1
  • Suhit Ranjan Das
    • 2
  1. 1.Indian Institute of TechnologyNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.National Research CouncilOttawaCanada

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