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Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference : proceedings of the international conference, held at Luxembourg, September 27-30, 1977.

Author: Commission of the European Communities.
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : D. Reidel, 1978.
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Proceedings of the International Conference organized by the Commission of European Communities, Luxembourg, 2S September 1977, 2nd printing 1980


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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Commission of the European Communities.
ISBN: 9027708894 9789027708892
OCLC Number: 222058767
Notes: At head of title: Commission of the European Communities.
Description: 1378 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Opening Session.- Opening address from the Chairman.- Opening address from the Commission of the European Communities.- to the 1977 Conference on photovoltaic conversion of solar energy.- Session 1 : Silicon, Recent Developments and General Aspects.- Silicon solar cells from polycristalline material.- New developments in silicon solar cells.- Process to reduce the manufacturing cost of monocrystalline solar cells.- High performance thin solar cell.- Study of ion implanted n + layers for silicon solar cells.- Electrical characterization of silicon diffused layers.- Session 2 : Silicon, Preparation of the Material.- Chemical vapour deposition of silicon on a liquid tin layer.- Recrystallization of C.V.D. grown polycrystalline silicon.- Growth of single crystal silicon rods from the vapour phase.- Continuous polycrystalline silicon layers on carbon substrates.- Session 3 : Silicon, Polycrystalline Cells.- Polycrystalline silicon solar cells.- Polycrystalline solar cells fabricated on metallurgical silicon substrates.- The limitations imposed by grain boundaries on the performance of epitaxially deposited polycrystalline silicon solar cells.- Progress on aluminium p-type silicon SBSCs.- Session 4 : Silicon, Cells from Amorphous Material.- A model for amorphous silicon solar cells.- Schottky barrier photovoltaic diodes on doped amorphous silicon.- R.F. sputtered amorphous silicon solar cells.- Session 5 : Silicon, Cells for Concentration.- Fabrication and measurement of silicon concentrator solar cells.- High intensity silicon solar cells.- Sunlight concentration for silicon rod solar cells.- Double sided (D.S.) solar cells to improve static concentration.- Session 6 : Silicon, Heterojunction Cells.- Improvement of the efficiency of silicon MIS-inversion layer solar cells.- Preparation and investigation of Sn doped Si(n) - In2O3 heterojunction.- The MIS and MISIM solar cell.- Schottky (MIS) solar cells on ribbon silicon.- Session 7 : Fundamental Studies.- Computer aided two-dimensional analysis of junction-type solar cell.- Comparison between the efficiencies of MIS and SIS solar cell structures.- A collection-velocity model for predicting efficiency of Schottky barrier solar cells.- New model of conduction mechanisms in disordered and amorphous photovoltaic devices.- Session 8 : Concentration Devices.- Design of a photovoltaic powers-array with concentrated sunlight.- A solar cell system for concentrated sunlight.- The solar eyeball - a self-powered self-steering photovoltaic generator.- Session 9 : Ga As and Similar Cells.- Metal Alkyl grown GaAs solar cells.- Gallium arsenide solar cells for use with concentrated sunlight.- Preparation d'homojonctions p-n Ga1?xAlxSb et etude de l'effet photovoltaique.- Stabilization of the GaP/electrolyte photovoltaic cell.- Semiconductor-electrolyte solar cells - a new rechargeable redox solar battery.- A novel electrochemical solar cell.- Session 10 : National Activities and Programmes.- The photovoltaic project of the Commission of the European Communities.- Current status of the U.S. terrestrial photovoltaic conversion program.- La conversion photovoltaique: Activites francaises de recherche et de developpement.- Solar cell programme for India.- Status of the West German terrestrial photovoltaic program.- Photovoltaic activity in Mexico.- Italian activities in the field of photovoltaic conversion.- Photovoltaic system in "Sunshine Project" national R&Dprogram in Japan.- Photovoltaic activities in the United Kingdom.- Session 11 : CdS and Similar Cells.- Progress in the development of high efficiency thin film cadmium sulfide solar cells.- CdS-Cu2S thin film solar cells for terrestrial applications.- On optimization of performance of a Cu2S-CdS heterojunction solar cell through heat treatment.- Behaviour of deep centers in Cu2S/CdS solar cells.- Some properties of CdS sprayed layers and photocells related to their structure and preparation conditions.- Electrochemical studies of cuprous sulfide for CdS/Cu2S solar cells.- Spray preparation of cuprous sulfide layers.- II-VI compound solar energy convertors.- Caracterisation optique et electrique de couches minces (10 microns) de Cd, 1?x ZnxS.- Optimization of graded band gap CdHgTe solar cells.- First results on the development of a thin film CdSe MIS solar cell.- N-WSe2 /Au, P-ZnAs2 /Mg and P-SnS/Mg schottky barrier cells.- Zn3P2 as a photovoltaic material.- Session 12 : Module Engineering.- Real-time and accelerated outdoor endurance testing of solar cells.- Terrestrial solar array experiments performed by Space Department, RAE Farnborough.- Les generateurs photovoltaiques et leur environnement (The photovoltaic generators and their environment).- Thermal cycle and charge tests of solar array modules.- Environmental and endurance tests for space application of low cost solar cells made of terrestrial silicon base material.- Development of a lightweight carbon fibre reinforced solar array blanket.- Session 13 : Measurement Problems.- Terrestrial photovoltaic performance measurement.- U.S. Terrestrial solar cell calibration and measurement procedures.- Solar cell calibration: Recent experiences at ESTEC and proposal of a combined space and terrestrial calibration procedure.- Session14 : Systems and Applications.- Une station de pompage alimentee par generateur photovoltaique au Sahel (A pumping station powered by a photovoltaic converter in the Sahel).- Optimisation d'une station de pompage alimentee par generateur photovoltaique.- Field tests of photovoltaic power systems.- Les energies nouvelles dans les Telecommunications (New energies in Telecommunications).- Putting to use solar energy with silicon photovoltaic cells.- The ERDA/LeRC photovoltaic systems test facility.- The solar breeder.- Candidate solar cell materials for photovoltaic conversion in a solar power satellite (SPS).- Solarelectric power supply for a television transmitter in Western Germany.- Panel on short-term markets for solar cells.- Late news papers.- Preparation electrolytique de silicium en milieu de sels fondus.- Laser annealed boron implanted silicon solar cells.- Polycrystalline CdSe-based photoelectrochemical cells with storage capability.- Papers of the Poster Session I : Silicon.- Structure development in silicon sheet by shaped crystallization.- Preparation de cristaux preformes par la methode de la goutte pendante - Application au silicium (Preparation of preshaped crystals by the pendant drop growth method).- Preparation de rubans polycristallins de silicium par bombardement electronique (Preparation of polycrystalline silicon ribbons by electron bombardment).- Low cost ion implantation for polycrystalline silicon solar cells.- Computer modelling of inversion layer solar cells.- Proprietes electriques de couches de silicium polycrystalline type p realisees sur substrats de graphite (Lifetime and mobility of carriers in large grain size polycrystalline silicon for use in solar cells).- Indium tin oxide/silicon solar cells.- Determination of optimum parameters and characterization of MIS solar cells (Determination des parametres optimum et caracterisation des cellules solaires MIS).- Conductivite et photo-reponse du silicium amorphe obtenu par pulverisation cathodique (Photoresponse of a Si obtained by DC Sputtering).- How to change the nature of the trapping centers in p-type silicon MIS-solar cells.- On the trapping-assisted-tunneling through the insulating layer of MIS-solar cells.- Silicon double solar cell.- Getting more power out of silicon.- Solar cell sheet resistance analysis.- Thermal modeling of solar cells operating under concentrated sunlight.- Papers of the Poster Session II : Fundamentals, Concentrations, GaAs.- Non-linear analysis of solar-cells-series resistance.- On the improvement of schottky solar cells.- Transition region recombination in solar cells.- Indirect gap semiconductors for photovoltaic solar energy conversion.- Determination of series resistance of a solar cell by dynamic methods.- SARA - Concentrating solar array with reflector-radiators.- Linear Fresnel lenses and their use in photovoltaic generators.- Ga1?xAlxAs1?yPy/GaAs heterostructures for high concentration solar cells.- High efficiency Ga Al As/Ga As/Ge heterostructure solar cells elaborated by organometallic chemical vapour deposition and packaged in a mini-optical concentration system.- General properties of In2O3 /Ge and In2O3 /GaAs heterojunction solar cells.- The influence of the composition of the solution on GaAs- electrolyte photovoltaic cell characteristics.- Papers of the Poster Session III : Thin Film Cells - Systems.- Optical optimisation of thin film solar cells.- Dry barrier formation of Cu2S-CdS junctions.- The phase of copper sulphide in single crystal CdS-CuxS photovoltaic cells.- Preparation and characterization of sprayed CdS films.- Studies on a Te-Se-CdO photovoltaic structure.- Cuprous oxide as a photovoltaic converter.- Photovoltaic cells of electrodeposited cuprous oxide.- Nouvelle approche de realisation de cellules photovoltaiques solaires.- Photoelectrochemical cells based on CdS polycrystalline layers sprayed on conductive glass.- Method for minimizing the cost/Watt of complete photovoltaic systems and applications.- Calculations and in situ experimental data on a water pumping system directly connected to an 1/2 kW photovoltaic converters array.- Water pumping system using solar power from photovoltaic source.- Generateurs solaires pour l'alimentation des equipements de radiodiffusion et de television.- DC Motor characteristics from solar cell supply.- The effect of temperature within the encapsulation on charging current solar silicon electric generator.- Reliability simulation of a large solar battery.- Conception-aid methodology for photovoltaic plants.- Innovative preparation of thin film CdS-Cu2S terrestrial cells by an anodization process.- Anormaler Photovoltaeffekt in dunnen polykristallinen CuInSe2 Filmen.- CdTe thin film solar cells.- Solar energy conversion and storage by a photoelectrochemical storage cell.- Evaluation of I-III-VI 2 thin films and photovoltaic devices by Auger electron spectroscopy.- Closing Session.- Closing speech of the Chairman.- List of Participants.- Author Index.


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