Advances in Solar Energy Research

  • Himanshu Tyagi
  • Avinash Kumar Agarwal
  • Prodyut R. Chakraborty
  • Satvasheel Powar

Part of the Energy, Environment, and Sustainability book series (ENENSU)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. General

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Himanshu Tyagi, Avinash Kumar Agarwal, Prodyut R. Chakraborty, Satvasheel Powar
      Pages 3-11
    3. Shahinur Rahman, Arif I. Sarwat, Haneen Aburub
      Pages 13-43
    4. Akriti Masoom, Yashwant Kashyap, Ankit Bansal
      Pages 45-71
  3. Solar Cells

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
    2. Amlan K. Pal, Hannah C. Potter
      Pages 75-127
    3. Muhammad Burhan, Muhammad Wakil Shahzad, Kim Choon Ng
      Pages 157-174
    4. I. R. Perera, C. V. Hettiarachchi, R. J. K. U. Ranatunga
      Pages 175-219
    5. Amaresh Mishra, Satya Narayan Sahu
      Pages 221-279
    6. Swapnik Jagarlapudi, Sudheer Siddapureddy, Dhiraj V. Patil
      Pages 317-330
  4. Solar Thermal Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 331-331
    2. Vinod Narayanan, Brian M. Fronk, Thomas L’Estrange, Erfan Rasouli
      Pages 333-355
    3. Amit Shrivastava, Prodyut R. Chakraborty
      Pages 395-441
  5. Applications of Solar Energy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 443-443
    2. Kutub Uddin, Bidyut Baran Saha, Kyaw Thu, Shigeru Koyama
      Pages 485-517
    3. Anirudh Singh, Ankur Kaundal, Raj Krishna Jha, Satvasheel Powar, Atul Dhar
      Pages 551-575
    4. Ayushi Mishra, Satvasheel Powar, Atul Dhar
      Pages 577-592

About this book


This book covers major technological advancements in, and evolving applications of, thermal and photovoltaic solar energy systems. Advances in technologies for harnessing solar energy are extensively discussed, with topics including the fabrication, compaction and optimization of energy grids, solar cells and panels. Leading international experts discuss the applications, challenges and future prospects of research in this increasingly vital field, providing a valuable resource for all researchers working in this field.


Solar Energy photovoltaic clean energy sustainability solar collectors

Editors and affiliations

  • Himanshu Tyagi
    • 1
  • Avinash Kumar Agarwal
    • 2
  • Prodyut R. Chakraborty
    • 3
  • Satvasheel Powar
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology RoparRupnagarIndia
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology KanpurKanpurIndia
  3. 3.Department of Mechanical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology JodhpurJodhpurIndia
  4. 4.Department of Mechanical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology MandiMandiIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Energy
  • Print ISBN 978-981-13-3301-9
  • Online ISBN 978-981-13-3302-6
  • Series Print ISSN 2522-8366
  • Series Online ISSN 2522-8374
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