In this course students will gain a deeper understanding of the physical mechanisms that determine the performance of solar cells, leading to the design of advanced solar cells. The course will make extensive use of computer modeling and will also cover the interface between theory and experiment by overviewing recent technological advances in the field of solar cells and how they can be implemented into advanced solar cell design.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon completion of this course students will be able to identify the physical mechanisms that determine the performance of solar cells. They will be able to apply advanced modeling techniques to analyse and predict performance of advanced solar cell designs.
Combination of labs, assignments and an exam with the majority of the weight on the exam.
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Standard workload (approx. 10 hours a week). Weekly lecturers and laboratories
Requisite and Incompatibility
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- 6 units
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|Class start date
|Last day to enrol
|Class end date
|Mode Of Delivery
|15 Feb 2016
|26 Feb 2016
|31 Mar 2016
|27 May 2016