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Solid State Physics Aspects of Solar Energy Conversion

  • B. O. Seraphin

Abstract

Solar Energy will contribute to future needs provided that existing devices can be improved in performance, and lowered in cost. Problem areas involve materials, and processes of manufacture. In its search for better solutions, solar energy technology must engage the various aspects of material science more effectively. This may involve parts of the field presently unconnected to the mainstream of solar research, and outside the recognized solutions and approaches.

Keywords

Spectral Profile Solar Energy Conversion Structural Imperfection Selective Surface Solar Absorptance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. O. Seraphin
    • 1
  1. 1.Optical Sciences CentreUniversity of ArizonaTucsonUSA

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