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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Glenn Research Center, Available from NASA Center for AeroSpace Information in Cleveland, Ohio, Hanover MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gallium arsenides.,
  • Solar arrays.,
  • Solar cells.,
  • Thin films.,
  • Electric power supplies.,
  • Models.,
  • Space missions.,
  • Manufacturing.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThin film photovoltaic solar array parametric assessment.
    StatementDavid J. Hoffman ... [et al.].
    SeriesNASA/TM -- 2000-210342., NASA technical memorandum -- 210342.
    ContributionsHoffman, David J. 1961-, NASA Glenn Research Center.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16053818M

    Thin Film Photovoltaics Ken Zweibel Thin-Film PV Partnership Program National Renewable Energy Laboratory Golden, CO ; (fax) [email protected] The Idea of Low-Cost PV The motivation to develop thin film technologies dates back to the inception of photovoltaics. It is an idea based on. SSCVIII-5 1 Cary R. Clark 16th Annual/USU Conference on Small Satellites Self Deploying, Thin-Film PV Solar Array Structure Cary Clark MicroSat Systems, Inc., (MSI) Shaffer Pkwy, Littleton, CO. () ,Cited by: 6.

    At these performance levels, some solar companies have determined that there is a business case for developing large utility-scale solar facilities using flat plate PV technology. Thin Film PV Thin film photovoltaic cells (Figure 2) are usually made of a certain type of polycrystalline material. The three most common thin film materials are. Dr. Tiwari has more than 35 years of R&D experience in various photovoltaic technologies. He leads EMPA’s PV group which has made several important contributions in the field of CIGS and CdTe thin film solar cells on glass and flexible substrates including record efficiencies of % for flexible CIGS cells and % for flexible CdTe solar.

    Not your average solar panel: The SRS solar roof tile - The Solé Power Tile system is the first building-integrated photovoltaic roofing product designed to blend in with curved roof tiles and is offered exclusively as an upgrade option to customers of US Tile. The triple-junction amorphous silicon thin-film technology incorporated within the Solé Power Tile is manufactured by United . Thin-film photovoltaic solar array parametric assessment / by: Hoffman, David J., Published: () Advanced electric propulsion for RLV launched geosynchronous spacecraft / by: Oleson, Steven R. Published: ().


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Thin-Film Photovoltaic Solar Array Parametric Assessment David J. Hoffman, Thomas W. Kerslake, and Aloysius F. Hepp Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio Mark K.

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A photovoltaic system converts the sun's radiation, in the form of light, into usable comprises the solar array and the balance of system components. PV systems can be categorized by various aspects, such as, grid-connected vs.

stand alone systems, building-integrated vs. rack-mounted systems, residential vs. utility systems, distributed vs. centralized. savings and 30% mass margin increase when thin-film PV solar array power generation was combined with advanced electric propulsion.

A parametric assessment showed similar advantages for other solar system missions (e.g., main belt asteroid tour, Mars solar electric propulsion vehicle, Jupiter orbiter, Venus orbiter, Lunar surface power system).

@article{osti_, title = {Photovoltaic energy systems}, author = {Buresch, M}, abstractNote = {This book discusses the performance and design of photovoltaic systems involving silicon solar cells (be they single-crystal, polycrystalline, or amorphous).

The photovoltaic effect can be produced using other materials, such as gallium arsenide or cadmium sulfide; to date. Thin Film Photovoltaic Modules: Market Segmentation. Thin Film Photovoltaic Modules: Regional Outlook.

Owing to increased demand for solar energy, especially in Germany, Spain and Italy, the Europe region accounts for a significant market share of /5(36).

Thin-film Photovoltaic Solar Cells Edited by Arvind Victor Shah, Frederik Christian Krebs, Ayodhya N. Tiwari, Jef Poortmans, Augustin McEvoy Volume Present communication deals with the year round performance evaluation of thin film solar photovoltaic module based on energetic and exergetic approaches for a.

Thin film Solar panel technology, sometimes referred to as 2nd generation (low efficiency) and 3rd generation (higher efficiency) has two main aims: To be cheaper to produce than silicon cell panels (in spite of being an abundant mineral, purified silicon is expensive).

Thin Film Solar Panels. Thin film is a generic term for photovoltaic solar panels made from one on these materials: Amorphous Silicon (a-Si) Cadmium Telluride (CdTe) Copper Indium Selenide (CIGS) Thin film solar panels make up about 5% of the solar panel market.

They are quite popular in large solar farms, but pretty rare in the residential market. Kickass solar array on mars rover brakes record: The 6 wheeled rover Opportunity is currently roaming Mars and that has been doing so since It´s equipped with a solar array making it almost exclusively solar powered.

The solar array on thi. Fremont, California-based Solyndra has announced the launch of a new type of rooftop solar array which the company says could revolutionize the market for Author: Mat Mcdermott. A CIGS thin-film photovoltaic array has been deployed at the Florida Solar Energy Center for almost 12 years.

This array consisted of 8 strings in parallel, each with of 4 modules. The open circuit voltage of the system was just under V with an operating voltage of 60 V. Analysis of the array was performed. A parametric cost analysis of photovoltaic systems based on different design philosophies has been carried out.

The analysis takes into account the fixed costs involved in a photovoltaic installation (such as site preparation, array foundations and structure, inversion equipment, backup capacity, etc.) the cost of concentrators at different concentration ratios ranging from Cited by: 9.

By identifying materials that are efficient absorbers of solar power and cost-effective for both the manufacturer and the consumer, three new forms of thin-film solar panels have been developed: amorphous silicon, cadmium telluride, and CIGS technology. All three forms are highly-absorbent and can operate effectively at a thickness of about 1.

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Thin-Film Solar Cells: Next Generation Photovoltaics and Its Author: Yoshihiro Hamakawa. Thin-Film Photovoltaics. Thin-film photovoltaics (TFPVs) are being developed as a lower-cost alternative to silicon-wafer-based products.

The three main categories of TFPVs are named after their active-layer components: thin silicon, II-VI (primarily CdTe), and CIGS (copper indium gallium selenide.) Each exists as an active layer on top of a transparent conductive oxide (TCO) on. Thin film solar panels are photovoltaic, but different from most photovoltaic panels in some key ways.

In the case of non-thin film solar, the panel is made up of silicon “wafers” layered up to about microns thick. (A micron is one millionth of a meter.) To compare, a thin film solar panel is only one micron thick!4/5(3).The possibility of growing perovskite solar cells on flexible substrates can be seen as an exciting opportunity, allowing high throughput roll-to-roll manufacturing with a low embodied energy, and creating new applications in buildings, vehicles, portable electronics and internet-of .Thin-film photovoltaic modules are manufactured by depositing ultra-thin layers of semiconductor material on a glass or thin stainless-steel substrate in a vacuum chamber.

A laser-scribing process is used to separate and weld the electrical connections between individual cells in .