MSE 226C – Photovoltaic Materials: Modern Technologies in the Context of a Growing Renewable Energy Market

Course Number: MSE 226C
Course Units: 2

Instructor: Staff

Catalog Description: Introduction to electronic and optical properties of semiconductors, fundamentals of photovoltaic energy conversion, current photovoltaic materials, photovoltaic devices, photovoltaic systems, grid integration, photovoltaics in a growing global renewable energy market, PV market analysis, novel photovoltaic materials, quantum photovoltaics, with field trip.

Prerequisites: MSE 111, or MSE 123, or equivalent.

Course format: two hours of lecture and one hour of discussion per week.