Solar Fuels: Materials, Physics, and Applications

Theodore Goodson, III

May 1, 2017 by CRC Press
Reference - 154 Pages - 36 Color & 31 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781439874912 - CAT# K13474

USD$179.95

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Features

  • Offers clear examples of solar cell materials and devices
  • Provides a basic introduction to the physics of light harvesting and solar cell operation
  • Describes the basic experiments that test a solar cell’s capabilities
  • Gives examples of the testing of a solar cell's potential
  • Describes new approaches to solar cell operation and new mechanisms
  • Contains a color insert with diagrams and figures

Summary

Written for use as a text and reference for those interested in how new materials may be used to capture, store, and use solar energy for alternative energy resources in everyday life, Solar Fuels: Materials, Physics, and Applications discusses the fundamentals of new materials and the physical processes involved in their mechanisms and design. This book offers clear examples of current state-of-the-art organic and inorganic solar cell materials and devices used in the field, and includes experiments testing solar capability along with standardized examples. Last, but not least, it also gives a clear outline of the challenges that need to be addressed moving forward.