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Solar Energy Engineering MicroMasters Program

PV1x Photovoltaic Energy Conversion

PV2x Photovoltaic Technologies

PV3x Photovoltaic Systems

PV4x Integration of Photovoltaic Systems


in Microgrids

PV5x Capstone Project


PV1x
Photovoltaic Energy Conversion

3
Photovoltaic energy conversion
p-type n-type

T>0K

Eph
PV2x
Photovoltaic Technologies
II-VI 1st generation
CdTe c-Si

Thin film Si
CIGS

III-V Organics and


GaAs Perovskites
cutting edge mono- Thin film Si Multijunction GaAs
crystalline Si Micromorph
Contact=
AR
n+-GaAs
n-AllnP
n-GalnP

n-GalnP

p-AlGalnP
p++-tunnel junc.
n++-tunnel junc.
Middle Cell Window

n-GaAs

p-GaAs

p-GalnP
p++-tunnel junc.
n++-tunnel junc.
buffer
nucleation
n-Ge

p-Ge substrate

contact
Chemical bath
Plasma enhanced CVD deposition

Molecular beam
Sputtering deposition epitaxy

Metal-organic
CVD
Evaporation deposition
Atomic layer
deposition
Close space
sublimation Spin coating
PV3x
Photovoltaic Systems
PV4x
Integration of Photovoltaic systems in Microgrids
PV5x
Capstone project
PV1x Photovoltaic Energy Conversion

PV2x Photovoltaic Technologies

PV3x Photovoltaic Systems

PV4x Integration of Photovoltaic Systems


in Microgrids

PV5x Capstone Project