Nonlinear, Resistive Case

  • János Ladvánszky
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Electrical and Computer Engineering book series (BRIEFSELECTRIC)


Maximum power load for a solar cell has been found analytically for arbitrary light intensities. The maximum power theorem has been presented. Reversal of the task, i.e., finding a source obtaining maximum power for a given nonlinear resistive load, has been solved. This problem leads to a new definition for circuit equivalence. As an application, a circuit that measures modified thermal voltage of semiconductor diodes has been constructed.


Nonlinear resistive circuits Solar cell Maximum power Diode measurement 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • János Ladvánszky
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  1. 1.Ericsson Telecom HungaryBudapestHungary

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