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EML 4550/5451 Energy Conversion Systems for Sustainability
Homework # 6
Due: Tuesday October 17, 2006
CLEARLY STATE ANY ASSUMPTIONS
Topic:
Design of a photovoltaic converter
We wish to design a solar power plant that produces 2500 watts. The energy of the
photons and their density are given as
Φ
= 0.059 W/cm
2
;
ε
av
= 1.25 eV; N
ph
= 4.8 x 10
17
No./seccm
2
.
Assume that the converter units are pn junctions made from silicon with the following
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Unformatted text preview: properties: ε g = 1.11eV, μ p = 400 cm 2 /voltsec, μ n = 1000 cm 2 /voltsec, τ p * = 105 sec, τ n * = 107 sec, N a = 10 19 cm3 acceptors in the player, N d = 10 17 cm3 donors in the nlayer and T = 350K. Use the following reference for the necessary material. Ref: Direct Energy conversion by Stanley W. Angrist, Ch 5....
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 Fall '06
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