Photovoltaics

Course subject(s) 1. Introduction to Solar Energy

In this video, Prof Arno Smets wil explain the basics of the photovoltaic effect. He then explains by which the efficiency of solar cells is defined and what different types of photovoltaic cells are, dividing them by generation.

You will find the chapter associated to the lecture below the videos.

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Textbook: 3. The Working Principle of a Solar Cell

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