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Photovoltaics (PV) is a method of generating electrical power by converting solar radiation into direct current electricity using semiconductors that exhibit the photovoltaic effect. (Wikipedia.org)


Conferences related to Photovoltaics

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2014 IEEE 23rd International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE)

Control Systems & Applications Power Electronics Signal Processing & Computational Intelligence Robotics & Mechatronics Sensors, Actuators & System Integration Electrical Machines & Drives Factory Automation & Industrial Informatics Emerging Technologies

  • 2013 IEEE 22nd International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE)

    control systems & applications,sensors, actuators & system integration power electronics electrical machines & drives signal processing & computational intelligence factory automation & industrial informatics robotics & mechatronics emerging technologies

  • 2012 IEEE 21st International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE)

    IEEE-ISIE is the largest summer conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, which is an international forum for presentation and discussion of the state of art in Industrial Electronics and related areas.

  • 2011 IEEE 20th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE)

    Industrial electronics, power electronics, power converters, electrical machines and drives, signal processing, computational intelligence, mechatronics, robotics, telecommuniction, power systems, renewable energy, factory automation, industrial informatics

  • 2010 IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE 2010)

    Application of electronics and electrical sciences for the enhancement of industrial and manufacturing processes. Latest developments in intelligent and computer control systems, robotics, factory communications and automation, flexible manufacturing, data acquisition and signal processing, vision systems, and power electronics.

  • 2009 IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE 2009)

    The purpose of the IEEE international conference is to provide a forum for presentation and discussion of the state-of art of Industrial Electronics and related areas.


2014 IEEE 40th Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC)

The PVSC is a technical conference dedicated to the science and application of photovoltaics for solar electricity generation. Technical Program Areas: 1. Fundamentals and New Concepts for Future Technologies 2. Thin Film Polycrystalline Photovoltaics 3. III-V and Concentrator Technologies 4. Crystalline Silicon Technologies 5. Thin Film Silicon Based PV Technologies 6. Organic Photovoltaics 7. Space Technologies 8. Characterization and Measurement Methods 9. PV Modules and Manufac


2014 IEEE 45th Semiconductor Interface Specialists Conference (SISC)

The SISC provides a unique forum for device engineers, solid-state physicists, and materials scientists to discuss issues of common interest. Principal topics for discussion at SISC are semiconductor/insulator interfaces, the physics of insulating thin films, and the interaction among materials science, device physics, and state-of-the-art technology.


2014 IEEE International Reliability Physics Symposium (IRPS)


2013 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM)

The IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM) aims to provide a forum to disseminate, to all branches of industries, information on the most recent and relevant research, theories and practices in IEEM and related fields. This conference has been hosted by leading universities in Asia and has grown over the years in tandem with the rising importance of industrial engineering and applications. All areas related to industrial engineering and engineering managem


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Xplore Articles related to Photovoltaics

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Photovoltaics Application in Building Design : Building Integrated Photovoltaics Design in Solar Decathlon 2007

Xiaodong Xuan Power and Energy Engineering Conference (APPEEC), 2010 Asia-Pacific, 2010

To deal with the energy crisis, alternative energy has been widely used to replace fuel sources. Solar power is a safe, clean and renewable energy, among all the solar technologies, photovoltaics is the most promising technology which can convert solar energy into electricity. It is becoming increasingly popular and applied to many areas of life. One of the most important ...


Simulation of Standalone Photovoltaics Using PSPICE

Fong Ka Mun; Jalal, T.S. Research and Development, 2007. SCOReD 2007. 5th Student Conference on, 2007

Photovoltaic or PV system in Malaysia is getting more important as Malaysia is taking a lead among the ASEAN countries in PV system. For example, Pusat Tenaga Malaysia through its Malaysian Building Integrated Photovoltaics (MBIPV) programme has recently launched the Solar1000 bidding to encourage PV usage at households. However, photovoltaics are still expensive as it is rather a new technology ...


A combination of concentrator photovoltaics and water cooling system to improve solar energy utilization

Ming-Tse Kuo; Wen-Yi Lo Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting, 2013 IEEE, 2013

In the present study, concentrator photovoltaics were used to integrate the extraction of light energy and thermal energy. The water-cooling system proposed in the present study provides effective cooling by circulating cold water to remove heat in the photovoltaics. The experimental results were subsequently analyzed and compared to the power generation efficiency of the examined photovoltaics. The use of a ...


A Combination of Concentrator Photovoltaics and Water Cooling System to Improve Solar Energy Utilization

Kuo, M.; Lo, W. Industry Applications, IEEE Transactions on, 2014

In the present study, concentrator photovoltaics were used to integrate the extraction of light energy and thermal energy. The water-cooling system proposed in the present study provides effective cooling by circulating cold water to remove heat in the photovoltaics. The experimental results were subsequently analyzed and compared to the power generation efficiency of the examined photovoltaics. The use of a ...


Technical progresses and commercial pathway for printed organic photovoltaics

Zedda, A.; Buntaine, J. Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2011 37th IEEE, 2011

Organic Photovoltaics (OPV) based on semiconducting polymers has made strong advances over the past few years reaching record power efficiencies of 8.3%. The band-gap of such polymeric semiconductors define the single junction cell efficiency but also opens up the opportunity to produce solar cells in different colors which make OPV pre-destined for new growing markets, like building integrated photovoltaics.


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Educational Resources on Photovoltaics

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eLearning

Non-Linear Control Techniques in Photovoltaic and Fuel Cell Power Processing Systems

Petrone, Giovanni Non-Linear Control Techniques in Photovoltaic and Fuel Cell Power Processing Systems, 2012

In the field of renewable energy designing power processing systems characterized by high efficiency (>98%) and reliability (MTBF>20-25 years) remains a challenge. Only when systems exhibit these key features will renewable sources really be competitive with traditional ones. Even though a number of new topologies and electronic devices have been proposed for improving the converter characteristics , these efforts have ...


Distributed Generation

Papathanassiou, Stavros; Hatziargyriou, Nikos Distributed Generation, 2009

This course will provide a presentation of the electrical subsystem for important distributed generation technologies. The main focus will be on wind turbines and photovoltaics. The analysis of grid interconnection issues, assessment procedures and methodologies will also be discussed. This will cover typical interconnection schemes, power quality and fault level considerations and protection requirements. The course will also provide a ...


Using Sliding-Mode Control Theory To Synthesize Canonical Elements For Power Processing

Martinez-Salamero, Luis Using Sliding-Mode Control Theory To Synthesize Canonical Elements For Power Processing, 2012

This tutorial -which is part of the IEEE eLearning Library Industrial Electronics Series--presents a comprehensive analysis of the architectures for photovoltaic power processing systems. Sliding mode control is discussed as a tool for the synthesis of dc/dc as well as dc/ac converters dedicated to maximum power point tracking and grid connection of PV systems.


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Standards related to Photovoltaics

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IEEE Guide for Array and Battery Sizing in Stand-Alone Photovoltaic (PV) Systems

This guide provides information to assist in sizing the array and battery of a stand-alone photovoltaic system. Systems considered in this guide consist of PV as the only power source and a battery for energy storage. These systems also commonly employ controls to protect the battery from being over- or undercharged, and may employ a power conversion subsystem (inverter or ...


IEEE Guide for Selection, Charging, Test and Evaluation of Lead-Acid Batteries Used in Stand-Alone Photovoltaic (PV) Systems

This guide contains a tutorial on lead-acid battery technology, battery charging characteristics, and a laboratory test procedure to evaluate charge parameters and battery performance. The information on lead-acid battery designs and environmental characteristics is provided to help the PV system designer make appropriate battery decisions. PV system parameters and operating conditions are discussed. Charging parameters related to PV systems are ...


IEEE Guide for Test and Evaluation of Lead-Acid Batteries Used in Photovoltaic (PV) Hybrid Power Systems

This guide contains a field test procedure for lead-acid batteries used in PV hybrid power systems. Battery charging parameters are discussed with respect to PV hybrid power systems. The field test procedure is intended to verify the battery’s operating setpoints and battery performance. Discussion on how to interpret test results is also included. This guide is applicable to all PV ...


IEEE Recommended Practice for Installation and Maintenance of Lead-Acid Batteries for Photovoltaic (PV) Systems

This recommended practice provides design considerations and procedures for storage, location, mounting, ventilation, assembly, and maintenance of lead-acid secondary batteries for photovoltaic (PV) power systems. Safety precautions and instrumentation considerations are also included. While this document gives general recommended practices, battery manufacturers may provide specific instructions for battery installation and maintenance.


IEEE Recommended Practice for Sizing Lead-Acid Batteries for Stand-Alone Photovoltaic (PV) Systems

This recommended practice describes a method for sizing both vented and valve-regulated lead-acid batteries in stand-alone PV systems. Installation, maintenance, safety, testing procedures, and consideration of battery types other than lead-acid are beyond the scope of this recommended practice. Sizing batteries for hybrid and grid-connected PV systems is beyond the scope of this recommended practice. Recommended practices for the remainder ...


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Periodicals related to Photovoltaics

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Advanced Packaging, IEEE Transactions on

The IEEE Transactions on Advanced Packaging has its focus on the modeling, design, and analysis of advanced electronic, photonic, sensors, and MEMS packaging.


Components and Packaging Technologies, IEEE Transactions on

Component parts, hybrid microelectronics, materials, packaging techniques, and manufacturing technology.


Device and Materials Reliability, IEEE Transactions on

Provides leading edge information that is critical to the creation of reliable electronic devices and materials, and a focus for interdisciplinary communication in the state of the art of reliability of electronic devices, and the materials used in their manufacture. It focuses on the reliability of electronic, optical, and magnetic devices, and microsystems; the materials and processes used in the ...


Electronics Packaging Manufacturing, IEEE Transactions on

Design for manufacturability, cost and process modeling, process control and automation, factory analysis and improvement, information systems, statistical methods, environmentally-friendly processing, and computer-integrated manufacturing for the production of electronic assemblies, products, and systems.


Power Electronics, IEEE Transactions on

Fundamental technologies used in the control and conversion of electric power. Topics include dc-to- dc converter design, direct off-line switching power supplies, inverters, controlled rectifiers, control techniques, modeling, analysis and simulation techniques, the application of power circuit components (power semiconductors, magnetics, capacitors), and thermal performance of electronic power systems.