course: Photovoltaics

number:
141269
teaching methods:
lecture with integrated tutorials
responsible person:
Prof. Dr. Martin R. Hofmann
lecturer:
Dr.-Ing. Dietmar Borchert (extern)
language:
english
HWS:
2
CP:
3
offered in:
winter term

dates in winter term

  • kick-off meeting: Wednesday the 09.10.2019 from 12:00 in ID 03/471
  • lecture: Friday the 15.11.2019 from 10:00 to 12.15 o'clock in ID 03/471
  • lecture: Friday the 22.11.2019 from 10:00 to 12.15 o'clock in ID 03/471
  • lecture: Friday the 29.11.2019 from 10:00 to 12.15 o'clock in ID 03/471
  • lecture: Friday the 06.12.2019 from 10:00 to 12.15 o'clock in ID 03/471
  • lecture: Friday the 13.12.2019 from 14:00 to 16.15 o'clock in ID 03/471
  • lecture: Friday the 20.12.2019 from 14:00 to 16.15 o'clock in ID 03/471
  • lecture: Friday the 10.01.2020 from 14:00 to 16.15 o'clock in ID 03/471
  • lecture: Friday the 17.01.2020 from 14:00 to 16.15 o'clock in ID 03/471

Exam

All statements pertaining to examination modalities (for the summer/winter term of 2020) are given with reservations. Changes due to new requirements from the university will be announced as soon as possible.
Form of exam:written
Registration for exam:FlexNow
Date:03.08.2020
Begin:12:30
Duration:90min
Room : ID 04/413

goals

The students have acquired basic knowledge of photovoltaics and learned the fundamentals of solar cells and photovoltaic systems.

content

Content overview: - The sun as energy source - Basics of semiconductor physics - Operating principle of a solar cell - Solar cell materials - Production technologies - Cell concepts - Module technology - Grid connected systems - Stand-alone PV systems

requirements

none

recommended knowledge

basics about electronic materials and devices

miscellaneous

The lecture will be given from the 10th of November to the 19th of January 2018.