12 December 1989 Pc-Based Test System For On-Line Characterization Of Solar Cell And Modules
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The availability of personal computer based systems has enabled the development of a versatile setup for the testing and characterization of solar cells. Such a system acquires the data for the I-V curve which characterizes the cell and outputs the same on a monitor and in graphics plotter. The system described here consists of an IEEE-488 standard interface protocol, programmable powersupply and a programmable digital multimeter, graphics plotter and associated software. The cell parameters were calculated using 5-parameter model written in BASIC language and the power versus voltage curve of the solar cell is computed. Automated data acquisition and analysis is the salient feature of this system.
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M. Jayachandran, M. Jayachandran, G. Radhakrisman, G. Radhakrisman, Thirumalai Parthiban, Thirumalai Parthiban, R Kalidoss, R Kalidoss, A. Sundara Raj, A. Sundara Raj, Mary Juliana Chockalingam, Mary Juliana Chockalingam, } "Pc-Based Test System For On-Line Characterization Of Solar Cell And Modules", Proc. SPIE 1149, Optical Materials Technology for Energy Efficiency and Solar Energy Conversion VIII, (12 December 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.962177; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.962177
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