Photovoltaics

View this topic in
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

Back to Top

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

Control Systems & ApplicationsPower ElectronicsSignal Processing & Computational IntelligenceRobotics & MechatronicsSensors, Actuators & System IntegrationElectrical Machines & DrivesFactory Automation & Industrial InformaticsEmerging 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)

reliability, physics, irps


2013 IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop (IIRW)

We invite you to submit a presentation proposal that addresses any semiconductor related reliability issue, including the following topics: resistive memories, high-k and nitrided SiO2 gate dielectrics, reliability assessment of novel devices, III-V, SOI, emerging memory technologies, transistor reliability including hot carriers and NBTI/PBTI, root cause defects (physical mechanisms and simulations), Cu interconnects and low-k dielectrics, impact of transistor degradation on circuit reliab

  • 2012 IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop (IIRW)

    The IRW focuses on ensuring electronic device reliability through fabrication, design, testing, characterization, and simulation, as well as identification of the defects and physical mechanisms responsible for reliability problems.

  • 2011 IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop (IIRW)

    The IRW focuses on ensuring electronic device reliability through fabrication, design, testing, characterization, and simulation, as well as identification of the defects and physical mechanisms responsible for reliability problems through tutorials, paper presentations, discussion groups and special interest groups.

  • 2010 IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop (IIRW)

    The Integrated Reliability Workshop focuses on ensuring electronic device reliability through fabrication, design, testing, characterization, and simulation, as well as identification of the defects and physical mechanisms responsible for reliability problems. Through tutorials, discussion groups, special interest groups, and the informal format of the technical program, a unique environment is provided for understanding, developing, and sharing reliability technology and test methodology for present and f

  • 2009 IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop (IRW)

    Semiconductor Reliability in general; and Wafer Level Reliability in specific. Covering areas like (but not limited to): Design-in Reliability, reliability characterization, deep sub-micron transistor and circuit reliability, customer reliability requirements, wafer level reliability tests, and reliability root cause analysis, etc.


More Conferences

Periodicals related to Photovoltaics

Back to Top

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.


Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine, IEEE

The IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine publishes articles concerned with the various aspects of systems for space, air, ocean, or ground environments.


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.


More Periodicals


Xplore Articles related to Photovoltaics

Back to Top

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 ...


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

Ming-Tse Kuo; Wen-Yi Lo Industry Applications, IEEE Transactions on, 2014

In this paper, concentrator photovoltaics (CPVs) were used to integrate the extraction of light energy and thermal energy. The water cooling system that is proposed in this paper provides effective cooling by circulating cold water to remove heat in the photovoltaics. The experimental results were subsequently analyzed and compared with the power generation efficiency of the examined photovoltaics. The use ...


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 ...


Profiling innovation system for Solar Photovoltaics in China

Ying Guo; Donghua Zhu; Xuefeng Wang Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, 2009. IEEM 2009. IEEE International Conference on, 2009

China is rapidly emerging as an important player in the global photovoltaics market. By adopting a technology innovation systems framework of analysis, the paper identifies the technological and institutional actors and relations of the innovation systems for solar photovoltaics in China, and assesses the extent to which these are likely to encourage or constrain the technological development and the market ...


More Xplore Articles

Educational Resources on Photovoltaics

Back to Top

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.


IEEE-USA E-Books

No IEEE-USA E-Books are currently tagged "Photovoltaics"



Standards related to Photovoltaics

Back to Top

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 ...


More Standards