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Reliability of Photovoltaic Cells, Modules, Components, and Systems II
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Volume Number: 7412
Date Published: 20 August 2009

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Front Matter: Volume 7412
Author(s): Proceedings of SPIE
Development and application of a UV light source for PV-module testing
Author(s): Michael Koehl; Daniel Philipp; Norbert Lenck; Matthias Zundel
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Measurement and simulation of dynamic mechanical loads on PV-modules
Author(s): Karl-Anders Weiss; Marcus Assmus; Steffen Jack; Michael Koehl
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Striving for a standard protocol for preconditioning or stabilization of polycrystalline thin film photovoltaic modules
Author(s): J. A. del Cueto; C. A. Deline; D. S. Albin; S. R. Rummel; A. Anderberg
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Stress in large-area optics for solar concentrators
Author(s): Ralf Leutz; Ling Fu; Hans Philipp Annen
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Assuring long-term reliability of concentrator PV systems
Author(s): R. McConnell; V. Garboushian; J. Brown; C. Crawford; K. Darban; D. Dutra; S. Geer; V. Ghassemian; R. Gordon; G. Kinsey; K. Stone; G. Turner
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Influence of glass morphology and internal topography on moisture penetration for glass/PVB/glass laminates
Author(s): S. Krull; I. Sinicco
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Impact of moisture on PV module encapsulants
Author(s): Thomas Swonke; Richard Auer
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A semi-empirical method of predicting the lifetime of EVA encapsulant and polyester based backsheet materials
Author(s): Zhiyong Xia; John H. Wohlgemuth; Daniel W. Cunningham
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Research on the non-thermal DBD surface modification and the humidity-heat aging resistant performance in solar cell modules of FFC backsheet
Author(s): Qiong Si; Zhihuang Fei; Jing Jin; Huayu Qiu; Yuzheng Zhang
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Temperature of rooftop photovoltaic modules: air gap effects
Author(s): Bijay L. Shrestha; Ernie G. Palomino; G. TamizhMani
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2008 performance analysis of a large scale grid connected solar system
Author(s): Amine Alami; Robert Batista; David Williams
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Using probabilistic methods to define reliability requirements for high power inverters
Author(s): Russell W. Morris; John M. Fife
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Study on the heat dissipation performance of different types of junction boxes
Author(s): Fanjian Kong; James Zhao; Jibo Cai
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Degradation and capacitance: voltage hysteresis in CdTe devices
Author(s): D. S. Albin; R. G. Dhere; S. C. Glynn; J. A. del Cueto; W. K. Metzger
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Stability of TCO window layers for thin-film CIGS solar cells upon damp heat exposures: part II
Author(s): R. Sundaramoorthy; F. J. Pern; C. DeHart; T. Gennett; F. Y. Meng; M. Contreras; T. Gessert
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Stability of TCO window layers for thin-film CIGS solar cells upon damp heat exposures: part III
Author(s): F. J. Pern; S. H. Glick; X. Li; C. DeHart; T. Gennett; M. Contreras; T. Gessert
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Understanding and mitigating effects of nonuniformities on reliability of thin film photovoltaics
Author(s): Victor G. Karpov; Diana Shvydka
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Mechanical scribing as a quality and reliability analysis tool for CIGSeS thin film solar cells
Author(s): Shirish A. Pethe; Michael J. Mendoza; Ashwani Kaul; Neelkanth G. Dhere
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Product reliability and thin-film photovoltaics
Author(s): Ryan Gaston; Rebekah Feist; Simon Yeung; Mike Hus; Mark Bernius; Marc Langlois; Scott Bury; Jennifer Granata; Michael Quintana; Carl Carlson; Georgios Sarakakis; Douglas Ogden; Adamantios Mettas
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Failure analysis methods applied to PV module reliability
Author(s): William J. Gambogi; Elizabeth F. McCord; H. David Rosenfeld; Roger H. Senigo; Scott Peacock; Katherine M. Stika
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Effects of cerium removal from glass on photovoltaic module performance and stability
Author(s): Michael D. Kempe; Thomas Moricone; Matt Kilkenny
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Accelerated testing of metal foil tape joints and their effect of photovoltaic module reliability
Author(s): N. Robert Sorensen; Michael A. Quintana; Joseph D. Puskar; Samuel J. Lucero
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Outdoor monitoring and high voltage bias testing of PV modules as necessary test for assuring long term reliability
Author(s): Neelkanth G. Dhere; Shirish A. Pethe; Ashwani Kaul
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Diagnostic methods of solar cells in dependence on temperature
Author(s): J. Dolensky; A. Vesely; J. Vanek; J. Hrozek
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Pyretic test and breakdown test for c-Si PV cells and single-cell PV modules
Author(s): T. Doi; T. Yamada; K. Ikeda
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Effects of module performance and long-term degradation on economics and energy payback: case study of two different photovoltaic technologies
Author(s): Kristopher Davis; H. Moaveni
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Photovoltaic-reliability R&D toward a solar-powered world
Author(s): Sarah Kurtz; Jennifer Granata; Michael Quintana
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