The book is a collection of recent research findings in the area of solar energy. This book is intended for professionals working in the field of solar energy, including researchers, teachers, scientists, engineers, and technologists. Keeping in view that there is abundant literature available on characteristics of sunlight and basics of semiconductors physics behind the working of solar cells, this book is taking a lead to introduce the reader with recent research findings. This book includes details of silicon solar cell, dye-sensitized solar cell, perovskite solar cell, third generation silicon quantum well solar cell, crystalline-silicon solar photovoltaic module, effect of shading on power output of a solar cell, performance study of megawatt scale power plant and design optimization method for power plants to maximize energy and power output from a given area. It is recommended that the professionals must have a copy of this book.
Dr. Brijesh Tripathi holds Ph.D. in the area of solar photovoltaics and is currently working as Assistant Professor at School of Technology, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU), Gandhinagar, India.
Dr. Manoj Kumar is associated with Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University as Associate Professor.
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