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Photovoltaic conversion of solar energy for terrestrial applications

Workshop on Photovoltaic Conversion of Solar Energy for Terrestrial Applications (1973 Cherry Hill, N.J.)

Photovoltaic conversion of solar energy for terrestrial applications

workshop proceedings

by Workshop on Photovoltaic Conversion of Solar Energy for Terrestrial Applications (1973 Cherry Hill, N.J.)

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Published by National Science Foundation, RAAN (Research Applied to National Needs) in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Photovoltaic power generation -- Congresses.,
  • Direct energy conversion -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementorganized by Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology.
    SeriesNSF-RA-N -- 74-013., NSF-RA-N (Series) -- no. 74-13.
    ContributionsNational Science Foundation (U.S.). Research Applied to National Needs Program., Jet Propulsion Laboratory (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15446151M

    Factors which are expected to influence, either favorably or unfavorably, the future widespread deployment of photovoltaic systems in terrestrial applications are provided. The current program at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power for assessing the potential future impacts of photovoltaic conversion is by: 2. Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference Proceedings of the International Conference, held at Cannes, France, 27–31 October Development of Low Cost Polycrystalline Silicon Solar Cells for Terrestrial Applications. Pages Thermodynamical Limits to Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conversion Efficiency.

    School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering, Australian Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. Correspondence. Martin A. Green, School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney , Australia. Email: @d by: Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference: proceedings of the international conference, held at Luxembourg, September , Current status of the U.S. terrestrial photovoltaic conversion program.- La conversion photovoltaique: Activites francaises de recherche et de developpement.- Solar cell programme for India

    The analysis is given of hybrid system of solar energy conversion having a stage operating at high temperature. The system contains a radiation concentrator, a photovoltaic solar cell, and a thermal generator, which could be thermoelectric one or a heat by: Dr. Fraas has been active in the development of Solar Cells and Solar Electric Power Systems for space and terrestrial applications since His research team at Boeing demonstrated the first GaAs/GaSb tandem concentrator solar cell in with a world record energy conversion efficiency of 35, garnering awards from Boeing and NASA.


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