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Reliability of Photovoltaic Cells, Modules, Components, and Systems III
Editor(s): Neelkanth G. Dhere; John H. Wohlgemuth; Kevin Lynn
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Volume Number: 7773
Date Published: 18 August 2010

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Front Matter: Volume 7773
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Considerations for low cost, reliable, and durable packaging for flexible PV modules
Author(s): Neelkanth G. Dhere
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Durability of poly(methyl methacrylate) lenses used in concentrating photovoltaic modules
Author(s): David C. Miller; Lynn M. Gedvilas; Bobby To; Cheryl E. Kennedy; Sarah R. Kurtz
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Optical design for reliability and efficiency in concentrating photovoltaics
Author(s): Ralf Leutz; Hans Philipp Annen; Ling Fu
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Temperatures of building applied photovoltaic (BAPV) modules: air gap effects
Author(s): Jaewon Oh; GovindaSamy TamizhMani; Ernie Palomino
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Photovoltaic system lifetime prediction using Petri networks method
Author(s): Rémi Laronde; Abderafi Charki; David Bigaud; Philippe Excoffier
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Measuring and simulation of water vapour permeation into PV modules under different climatic conditions
Author(s): P. Hülsmann; M. Jäger; K.-A. Weiss; M. Köhl
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Characterization of PV modules by combining results of mechanical and electrical analysis methods
Author(s): Martin Sander; Bastian Henke; Hannes Schwarz; Sascha Dietrich; Stefan Schweizer; Matthias Ebert; Jörg Bagdahn
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Solar panel installation configurations for optimum system performance
Author(s): A. R. Jha
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Thermoreflectance and multimode imaging for defect location in silicon solar cells
Author(s): Lawrence Domash; Kevin McCarthy; Qiaoer Zhou; Kadhair Al-Hemyari; Xiaolin Hu; Janice Hudgings
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Analysis of the glass-clear PVB lamination foil interface of thin film laminates
Author(s): Jens Günster; Stefan Krull; Fabia Rakusa; Florian Roth; Ivan Sinicco
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Accelerated indoor durability testing of polymeric photovoltaic encapsulation materials
Author(s): Gernot Oreski
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Lateral distribution of the degradation of encapsulants after different damp-heat exposure times investigated by Raman spectroscopy
Author(s): C. Peike; T. Kaltenbach; M. Köhl; K.-A. Weiß
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Mechanical and thermomechanical assessment of encapsulated solar cells by finite-element-simulation
Author(s): Sascha Dietrich; Matthias Pander; Martin Sander; Stefan H. Schulze; Matthias Ebert
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Comparison of direct normal irradiance derived from silicon and thermopile global hemispherical radiation detectors
Author(s): Daryl R. Myers
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Evaluating calibrations of normal incident pyrheliometers
Author(s): Frank Vignola; Fuding Lin
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PV module degradation caused by thermomechanical stress: real impacts of outdoor weathering versus accelerated testing in the laboratory
Author(s): W. Herrmann; N. Bogdanski; F. Reil; M. Köhl; K.-A. Weiss; M. Assmus; M. Heck
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Degradation of photovoltaic modules under high voltage stress in the field
Author(s): J. A. del Cueto; S. R. Rummel
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Results of 3 years' PV module weathering in various open-air climates
Author(s): N. Bogdanski; W. Herrmann; F. Reil; M. Köhl; K.-A. Weiss; M. Heck
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Effect of hysteresis on measurements of thin-film cell performance
Author(s): D. S. Albin; J. A. del Cueto
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Leakage current and performance loss of thin film solar modules
Author(s): Mario Gossla; Thomas Hälker; Stefan Krull; Fabia Rakusa; Florian Roth; Ivan Sinicco
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Preliminary damp-heat stability studies of encapsulated CIGS solar cells
Author(s): R. Sundaramoorthy; F. J. Pern; T. Gessert
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Variations in damp heat-induced degradation behavior of sputtered ZnO window layer for CIGS solar cells
Author(s): F. J. Pern; B. To; S. H. Glick; R. Sundaramoorthy; C. DeHart; S. Glynn; C. Perkins; L. Mansfield; T. Gessert
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Approaches to improving energy yield from PV modules
Author(s): Joachim Jaus; Matthias Duell; Johannes Eckert; Frederick O. Adurodija; Biao Li; Rafal A Mickiewicz; Dan M. Doble
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Validating an operational physical method to compute surface radiation from geostationary satellites
Author(s): Manajit Sengupta; Andrew Heidinger; Steven Miller
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CCD fiber optic spectrometer for the measurement of spectral irradiance
Author(s): J. U. Morley; L. J. B. McArthur; D. Halliwell; Y. Poissant; S. Pelland
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Correlations for a Mediterranean cloud cover model
Author(s): Angelo Spena; Giulia D'Angiolini; Cecilia Strati
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A data processing algorithm for the perforated shadow band incorporating a ray trace model of pyranometer exposure
Author(s): Michael J. Brooks; Lance W. Roberts
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Performance of a new type of module based on back-contact solar cells
Author(s): Jonathan Govaerts; Jo Robbelein; Chun Gong; Bartek J. Pawlak; Mario Gonzalez; Ingrid De Wolf; Frederick Bossuyt; Steven Van Put; Ivan Gordon; Kris Baert; Jan Vanfleteren
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Characteristics of power-enhancement coating for photovoltaic modules
Author(s): J. Hirose; H. Takanohashi; S. Ogawa
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Glass-encapsulant interface characterization following temperature and humidity exposure
Author(s): Katherine Stika; Rebecca Smith; Dennis Swartzfager; Donald Huang; Diane Davidson; James Marsh; Robert Agostinelli; John Wyre; Donald Brill; Roger Senigo
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Thermal cycling induced load on copper-ribbons in crystalline photovoltaic modules
Author(s): R. Meier; F. Kraemer; S. Wiese; K.-J. Wolter; J. Bagdahn
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Influence of TiO2 particles on PVB foils used in silicon based thin film photovoltaic modules
Author(s): Ivan Sinicco; Mario Gossla; Stefan Krull; Fabia Rakusa; Florian Roth
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Accuracy of silicon versus thermopile radiometers for daily and monthly integrated total hemispherical solar radiation
Author(s): Thomas L. Stoffel; Daryl R. Myers
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Benchmarking concentrating photovoltaic systems
Author(s): Fabian Duerr; Buvaneshwari Muthirayan; Youri Meuret; Hugo Thienpont
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