Practical Handbook of Photovoltaics: Fundamentals and Applications by T. Markvart , L. Castaner

As part of the growing sustainable and renewable energy movement, the design, manufacture and use of photovoltaic devices is increasing in pace and frequency. The Handbook of Photovoltaics will be a 'benchmark' publication for those involved in the design, manufacture and use of these devices.The Handbook covers the principles of solar cell function, the raw materials, photovoltaic systems, standards, calibration, testing, economics and case studies.The editors have assembled a cast of internationally-respected contributors from industry and academia.

The report is essential reading for: Physicists, electronic engineers, designers of systems, installers, architects, policy-makers relating to photovoltaics. 
Book Info
Handbook presents a detailed source of information on solar cell manufacture, system design, and related topics. For designers; manufacturers; end-users of PV components, systems, and integration; and researchers in photovoltaics. Includes index, appendices, and references. DLC: Photovoltaic cells.

Product Details:
Hardcover: 512 pages 
Publisher: Elsevier Science (October 30, 2003) 
Language: English 
ISBN: 1856173909 
Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 5.9 x 2.0 inches 
Shipping Weight: 4.00 pounds