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Reliability of Photovoltaic Cells, Modules, Components, and Systems VI
Editor(s): Neelkanth G. Dhere; John H. Wohlgemuth; Kevin W. Lynn
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Volume Number: 8825
Date Published: 27 September 2013

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Front Matter: Volume 8825
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Degradation of transparent conductive oxides: mechanistic insights across configurations and exposures
Author(s): Heather M. Lemire; Kelly A. Peterson; Samuel Sprawls; Kenneth Singer; Ina T. Martin; Roger H. French
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Predicting PV module service life
Author(s): John Wohlgemuth; Sarah Kurtz; Tony Sample; Masaaki Yamamichi
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Characterization of defects in encapsulated solar modules using infrared lock-in thermography
Author(s): Sergio Sánchez-Carballido; Juan Meléndez; Fernando López; Emilio Olias
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Stress analysis of encapsulated solar cells by means of superposition of thermal and mechanical stresses
Author(s): Sascha Dietrich; Matthias Pander; Martin Sander; Ulli Zeller; Matthias Ebert
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Baseline testing procedures for PV modules beyond the qualification testing
Author(s): Eric Schneller; Narendra S. Shiradkar; Neelkanth G. Dhere
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Optical and electrical detection and localization of solar cell defects on microscale
Author(s): Pavel Škarvada; Robert Macků; Dinara Dallaeva; Elena Prokopyeva; Pavel Tománek; Lubomír Grmela; Steve Smith
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UV aging and outdoor exposure correlation for EVA PV encapsulants
Author(s): Charles G. Reid; Jayesh G. Bokria; Joseph T. Woods
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Examination of an optical transmittance test for photovoltaic encapsulation materials
Author(s): David C. Miller; Jaione Bengoechea; Jayesh G. Bokria; Michael Köhl; Nick E. Powell; Michael E. Smith; Michael D. White; Helen Rose Wilson; John H. Wohlgemuth
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Weathering and durability of PV backsheets and impact on PV module performance
Author(s): W. Gambogi; Y. Heta; K. Hashimoto; J. Kopchick; T. Felder; S. MacMaster; A. Bradley; B. Hamzavytehraney; V. Felix; T. Aoki; K. Stika; L. Garreau-Illes; T. J. Trout
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On differences between bathtub curves and linear degradation describing PV module degradation
Author(s): Bolko von Roedern
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Photovoltaic lifetime and degradation science statistical pathway development: acrylic degradation
Author(s): Laura S. Bruckman; Nicholas R. Wheeler; Ian V. Kidd; Jiayang Sun; Roger H. French
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Methods to evaluate the effect of water ingress: towards ultra-reliable PV modules
Author(s): Valentin Chapuis; Federico Galliano; Christian Schlumpf; Heng-Yu Li; Christophe Ballif; Laure-Emmanuelle Perret-Aebi
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Finite element analysis based model to study the electric field distribution and leakage current in PV modules under high voltage bias
Author(s): Narendra Shiradkar; Eric Schneller; Neelkanth G. Dhere
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The reliability of bypass diodes in PV modules
Author(s): Neelkanth G. Dhere; Narendra Shiradkar; Eric Schneller; Vivek Gade
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Long term endurance test and contact degradation of CIGS solar cells
Author(s): Thomas Ott; Francillina Schönberger; Thomas Walter; Dimitrios Hariskos; Oliver Kiowski; Raymund Schäffler
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Photovoltaic reliability engineering: quantification testing and probabilistic-design-reliability concept
Author(s): Ephraim Suhir; Laurent Bechou; Alain Bensoussan; Johann Nicolics
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Linking accelerated laboratory and outdoor exposure results for PV polymeric materials: a mechanistic study of EVA
Author(s): Xiaohong Gu; Yongyan Pang; Chiao-Chi Lin; Kaipeng Liu; Tinh Nguyen; Jaonnie W. Chin
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Safety and performance analysis of a commercial photovoltaic installation
Author(s): Babak T. Hamzavy; Alexander Z. Bradley
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A critical hurdle to widespread use of polymer based luminescent solar concentrators
Author(s): J. B. Franklin; G. B. Smith; A. E. Earp
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Application of acetate, lactate, and fumarate as electron donors in microbial fuel cell
Author(s): Oresta M. Vasyliv; Oleksandr I. Bilyy; Yaroslav P. Ferensovych; Svitlana O. Hnatush
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System high voltage stress degradation test in various photovoltaic modules and encapsulant sheets
Author(s): Han-Chang Liu; Wen-Kuei Lee; Mei-Hsiu Lin; Chung-Teng Huang; Fu-Ming Lin; Jen-Loong Huang
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Luminescence radiation spectroscopy of silicon solar cells
Author(s): R. Stojan; J. Vaněk; M. Malý; R. Gvritishvili; P. Tománek; O. Frantík
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