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The objective of this course is to provide an insight into the fundamentals of solar cells and describe the manufacturing processes of different types of photovoltaics (PV). Throughout the course, students will learn the physical principles of solar irradiation and solar cell operation. Emerging concepts of polymer, hybrid and quantum-dot-based solar cells will be described including device physics, manufacturing and technological development.

Learning Objectives

Knowing the history of Solar technology

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Theodore Ganetsos

Bachelor in Physics and PhD in Material Science (2001) in Germany, over 90 papers in Sci. Journals and 120 participations in International Conferences. Expert in material characterisation using non-destructive techniques. In the last 2 years 4 papers in Journals related to the material for solar cells applications


Kirki Kyriaki Kiskira

Kirki Kyriaki Kiskira is PhD in Environmental Technologies, Experienced Researcher with a demonstrated history of working in the Research, in the field of Environmental Technologies, Mining Engineering, Metals, Environment, Minerals, Characterization of Minerals, Metals and Materials, Earth Sciences, Material Science