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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 8112

Reliability of Photovoltaic Cells, Modules, Components, and Systems IV
Editor(s): Neelkanth G. Dhere; John H. Wohlgemuth; Kevin W. Lynn
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 8112
Date Published: 5 September 2011
Softcover: 30 papers (280) pages
ISBN: 9780819487223

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Front Matter: Volume 8112
Author(s): Proceedings of SPIE
Solar radiation durability framework applied to acrylic solar mirrors
Author(s): Myles P. Murray; Devin Gordon; Scott A. Brown; Wei-Chun Lin; Kara A. Shell; Mark A. Schuetz; Sean Fowler; Jim Elman; Roger H. French
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Direct comparison of polymethylmetacrylate (PMMA) and silicone-on-glass (SOG) for Fresnel lenses in concentrating photovoltaics (CPV)
Author(s): Hans Philipp Annen; Ling Fu; Ralf Leutz; Luis González; Jehu Mbakop
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Which factors need to be improved for array models to correctly predict 'real-world' performance?
Author(s): Bolko von Roedern
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Reduction of soldering induced stresses in solar cells by microstructural optimization of copper-ribbons
Author(s): R. Meier; M. Pander; R. Klengel; S. Dietrich; S. Klengel; M. Ebert; J. Bagdahn
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Impact of heavy soiling on the power output of PV modules
Author(s): Christian Schill; Stefan Brachmann; Markus Heck; Karl-Anders Weiss; Michael Koehl
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Antistatic effect of power-enhancement coating for photovoltaic modules
Author(s): D. Narushima; H. Takanohashi; J. Hirose; S. Ogawa
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Investigations on crack development and crack growth in embedded solar cells
Author(s): M. Sander; S. Dietrich; M. Pander; S. Schweizer; M. Ebert; J. Bagdahn
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Developing standards for PV packaging materials
Author(s): John Wohlgemuth; Michael Kempe; David Miller; Sarah Kurtz
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Qualification of polymeric components for use in PV modules
Author(s): Gernot Oreski; Kenneth Möller
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Impact of polymer stabilization compounds in EVA encapsulation foils on long-term module performance
Author(s): I. Sinicco; T. Schuhmacher; K. Proost
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PV modules with optimized energy balance
Author(s): Johann Weixlberger; Richard Bruckner
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Novel edge sealing getter tape: ultra long breakthrough time and high mechanical properties at high temperature
Author(s): Paolo Gallina; Antonio Bonucci; Robin van der Wel; Marco Amiotti
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Next-generation ionomer encapsulants for thin film technology
Author(s): Robin Czyzewicz; C. Anthony Smith
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Inter-laboratory comparison of UV-light sources for accelerated durability testing of PV modules
Author(s): Daniel Philipp; Karl-Anders Weiss; Michael Koehl
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Reliability evaluation of a photovoltaic module using accelerated degradation model
Author(s): Rémi Laronde; Abdérafi Charki; David Bigaud; Philippe Excoffier
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UV-accelerated test based on analysis of field-exposed PV modules
Author(s): T. Shioda
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PVRessQ!: a research activity on reliability of PV systems from an user's viewpoint in Japan
Author(s): Kazuhiko Kato
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Failure modes effects and criticality analysis (FMECA) approach to the crystalline silicon photovoltaic module reliability assessment
Author(s): Joseph M. Kuitche; Govindasamy Tamizh-Mani; Rong Pan
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PV system reliability: lessons learned from a fleet of 333 systems
Author(s): A. Kaushik; A. Golnas
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Methods for high-voltage bias testing of PV modules in hot and humid climate
Author(s): Neelkanth G. Dhere; Shirish A. Pethe; Ashwani Kaul
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Performance degradation of grid-tied photovoltaic modules in a hot-dry climatic condition
Author(s): Adam Suleske; Jaspreet Singh; Joseph Kuitche; Govindasamy Tamizh-Mani
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Fire hazard and other safety concerns of PV systems
Author(s): Neelkanth G. Dhere
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Long-term performance analysis of CIGS thin-film PV modules
Author(s): Neelkanth G. Dhere; Ashwani Kaul; Shirish A. Pethe
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Metastable electrical characteristics of polycrystalline thin-film photovoltaic modules upon exposure and stabilization
Author(s): Chris A. Deline; Joseph A. del Cueto; David S. Albin; Steve R. Rummel
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Characterization of damp heat degradation of CuInGaSe2 solar cell components and devices by (electrochemical) impedance spectroscopy
Author(s): F. J. John Pern; Rommel Noufi
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A novel approach for correlating capacitance data with performance during thin-film device stress studies
Author(s): Rebekah L. Graham; Laura A. Clark; David S. Albin
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Reverse bias test of c-Si single-cell PV modules
Author(s): Y. Jin; K. Ikeda; T. Doi
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The influence of different metal ions on light scattering properties of pattern microbial fuel cells' bacteria Desulfuromonas acetoxidans
Author(s): Oresta M. Vasyliv; Olexsandr I. Bilyy; Vasyl' B. Getman; Yaroslav P. Ferensovyich; Roman Y. Yaremyk; Svitlana O. Hnatush
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Design and implementation of a power management module for a MUAV
Author(s): H. Torres-Ortega; G. García-Torales; R. Estrada-Marmolejo; Jorge L. Flores
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Solar Energy Grid Integration Systems (SEGIS): adding functionality while maintaining reliability and economics
Author(s): Ward Bower
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