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Introduction to Photovoltaics

  • A. A. Ojo
  • W. M. Cranton
  • I. M. Dharmadasa
Chapter

Abstract

This chapter covers introductory topics providing a broad overview of the different aspects of energy and energy resources with a focus on solar energy and photovoltaic technology. A consideration of the energy distribution of the solar spectrum, photovoltaic solar energy conversion techniques and the operating configuration of photovoltaic solar cells is also provided.

Keywords

Energy sources Renewable and non-renewable energy Photovoltaics Solar cells 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. A. Ojo
    • 1
  • W. M. Cranton
    • 1
  • I. M. Dharmadasa
    • 1
  1. 1.Sheffield Hallam UniversitySheffieldUK

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