At the end of this course, the student will learn:
- device physics and science and engineering of photovoltaic devices with an emphasis on the materials and the processes used for the fabrication of solar cells.
- to equip himself/herself with the concepts and analytical skills necessary to assess the utility and viability of various modern photovoltaic materials and technologies in the context of a growing global renewable energy market.
- to get the flavor of entrepreneurship through a solar cell company case study.
- to explore one solar cell approach in depth through the term project assignment.