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Optical materials technology for energy efficiency and solar energy conversion VIII

10-11 August 1989, San Diego, California

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Published by The Society in Bellingham, Wash., USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Solar energy -- Materials -- Congresses.,
  • Optical materials -- Congresses.,
  • Energy conservation -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Other titlesOptical materials technology for energy efficiency and solar energy conversion 8, Optical materials technology for energy efficiency and solar energy conversion eight.
    StatementClaes G. Granqvist, Carl M. Lampert, chairs/editors ; sponsored by SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering ; cooperating organizations, International Solar Energy Society, U.S. Department of Energy/Office of Solar Heat Technologies.
    SeriesProceedings / SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering -- v. 1149, Proceedings of SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering -- v. 1149
    ContributionsLampert, Carl M., Granqvist, Claes G., Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers., International Solar Energy Society., United States. Dept. of Energy. Office of Solar Heat Technologies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ812.7 .O686 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 267 p. :
    Number of Pages267
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20080654M
    ISBN 100819401854, 0892528583

      Maximising short-circuit current density and open circuit voltage in polymer-fullerene solar cells is a critical issue. Here, the authors use an aphthobisoxadiazole-based polymer and Cited by:   Solar energy that doesn't block the view Date: Aug Source: Michigan State University Summary: Researchers have developed a new .

    Renewable energy sources – including biomass, geothermal, ocean, solar, and wind energy, as well as hydropower – have a huge potential to provide energy services for the world. The renewable energy resource base is suffi cient to meet. Abstract: Solar electricity is a reliable and environmentally friendly method of sustainable energy production and a realistic alternative to conventional fossil fuels. Moreover, thermoelectric energy conversion is a promising technology for solid-state refrigeration and efficient waste-heat : Guangsha Shi.

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