The course will cover advanced semiconductor physics, Solar cell principles, Silicon solar cell technology, Module production, Production, Economics/lifetime and other cells technologies. The course will focus strongly on the recent and most promising technologies for cell production and the performance analysis of such cells.


  • To provide students with knowledge in the fundamentals of the photovoltaic generator and the physics and chemistry of the production processes.
  • To equip students with a deep understanding of how solar cells operate and which factors determine the efficiency of a system.
  • To make the students understand the different phases of the production process and be able to communicate with experts in the entire PV value chain.
  • To provide students with knowledge in characterization techniques and skills to demonstrate them.
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RET 8104 Solar Cell Technology DOC PDF PDF